ICO fines broker for sending 136,000 unsolicited texts


Oracle Insurance Brokers was found to be responsible for sending around 136,000 texts. The ICO found that the firm had broken the law because they did not have the consent of the people the text messages were sent to. Andy Curry, ICO enforcement group manager, said: "Affiliate firms are like postmen, delivering the message. "It's the people behind the message whose job it is to make sure it complies with the law. They must make rigorous checks to ensure the rules have been followed." The ICO sai