ICO neglecting its duty in handling press and search engine complaints

10/05/2023 | Inforrm's Blog

In a piece for the Inforrm's Blog, solicitor Adham Harker writes that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) needs to do more in its handling of data processing complaints by members of the public. The article questions whether the ICO is neglecting its duty to investigate complaints against search engines and the press correctly and whether this raises a lack of transparency and accountability concerns. While it is clear the ICO has limited resources, and aside from questions concerning its remit, if not the ICO, where should an individual go when the ICO does not do its job?

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