UK.gov may allow data sharing on 40 million bank accounts…

The web thrives on transparency – but not this kind of transparency!
The problem with the DTI sharing data is that no permisssion has been given: by using older accounts DTI appear to be getting around this…. but, when the DPA was introduced, business had an 18 month period of grace during which they could seek permission from customers. After that they could not use the data.
Why would the rules be any different for government?

Link: UK.gov may allow data sharing on 40 million bank accounts | The Register .

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