ISP TalkTalk has been reprimanded by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for failing to disclose enough about a malware system it was launching
The ICO said the ISP should have told both it and customers about the trial.
The system is controversial because it collects the urls of websites visited by TalkTalk customers.
In August the ICO received a Freedom of Information request, asking whether it had investigated the system.
It revealed that it had and in correspondence with TalkTalk, Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said: “I am concerned that the trial was undertaken without first informing those affected that it was taking place”.
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