Delighted that respect for an individuals' personal information is being taken increasingly seriously. See article in The Register. Let's hope that the ICO have the necessary resources to enforce it.
Legal compliance and risk of serious financial penalties (£500,000) is a powerful driver to raise the issue of embracing TRM (Trusted Relationship Management) at board level. However, compliance is a defensive posture and I continue to believe that the benefits to organisations, public and private, of working with 'User Driven' data to regain trust as well as cutting costs and improving accuracy are paramount.