Reply to post: Re: Millions for lawyers but not one penny for data security

Dixons fined £500,000 by ICO for crap security that exposed 5.6 million customers' payment cards

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Re: Millions for lawyers but not one penny for data security

£500k is the biggest fine that can be levied under the old legislation. I agree it's a joke but the ICO's hands were tied and they couldn't do more.

If the breach had happened under the GDPR Dixons would have been looking at BA level fines (£183 Million).

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