The biggest fines issued by the ICO

The organisations that have been hit the hardest for breaching information rights

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The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has dished out some eye-watering fines for breaches of data protection rights and it now has the power to impose far harsher punishments. Under GDPR, organisations can be hit with a penalty of up to €20m (£17.5m) or four percent of global turnover, whichever is the greater.

Here are the biggest fines that the ICO has issued so far.

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