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Data Protection Commission

25th Annual Report of Data Protection Commissioner 2013

The Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, today launched his annual report for 2013. As in previous years, the report summarises activities of the Office during 2013 by reference to specific investigations and audits undertaken as well a summary of policy matters and EU/international activities.