Computer Misuse Act 1990

The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has, for only the second time in its history, successfully prosecuted individuals under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (the “Act”) in order to impose harsher criminal penalties for unauthorised access to personal data, (including prison sentences and confiscation orders), than are available under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the “DPA 2018”).
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