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Adobe PDF format 30-04-12 Annual Report 2011

Today the Commissioner launches his Annual Report for 2011. The Commissioner draws attention to the shift in the nature and type of complaints received by his Office with individuals concerned about the security of their personal data and the uses made of that data by software and technology applications.

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