GDPR prompts UK data protection complaints to double

The number of data protection complaints received by the UK’s data protection watchdog has doubled since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect.

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said that it received 4,214 data protection complaints in July, up from 3,098 in June, 2,310 in May and 2,165 in April, according to media reports. The GDPR took effect on 25 May this year.

Source: GDPR prompts UK data protection complaints to double

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