UK: Complaints Double, Domain Registrations Drop and Spam Remains Constant since GDPR

New figures reveal that complaints received by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom have doubled since the EU General Data protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force May 25 this year. Between May 25  and July 3 ICO received 6,281 complaints compared to 2,417 complaints received during the same period in 2017.

Cisco has reported that the level of spam messages has not dropped since GDPR was introduced. About 85% of all emails are categorized as spam.

Interestingly, another report from Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group shows slight decrease since May 25, 2018 in daily registration of new domains.

Source: UK: Complaints Double, Domain Registrations Drop and Spam Remains Constant since GDPR Intoduction – Compliance Junction

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