The story about the Progress faction’s attempts to obtain personal data from the Labour Party’s membership system has broken. The tag, #HackingLabour will find loads of stuff, including the Information Commissoner’s Office response, which it seems is to write a stern letter. Tim Turner looks at the Law, here, and I comment on his thread, repeating what I said in my post, Compliance, that the Chakrabarti inquiry stated that the Labour Party can’t run a legally safe disciplinary process; it lacks the legal skills and it is becoming clear it lacks the IT security and data protection skills which become mandatory under the EU’s new Data Protection regulation.

Hacking Labour

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