ICO Blog: We looked into text pests and here’s what we found

Nov 29th '23

By Emily Keaney is the ICO’s (Information Commissioner’s Office) Deputy Commissioner for Regulatory Policy, and is responsible for overseeing the ICO’s policy work programme.


Earlier this year, you may have seen media reports about people receiving unwanted contact from ‘text pests’ after using services such as booking a taxi or ordering a pizza.


This isn’t an issue the ICO has received many complaints about, so we wanted to gain a greater understanding of how widespread the problem is.


Read the full article, here.


Source: ICO


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