Only thirty grand?

The Information Commissioner has been far too lenient.

A more appropriate penalty might have been, say, £1 for every email sent.

It would still cost the Torygraph far less than the damage a Tory Government is doing to the UK will cost the electorate.

The Telegraph has been fined £30,000 for sending hundreds of thousands of emails on the day of the general election urging readers to vote Conservative.

In what he described as an “unprecedented step”, Daily Telegraph editor Chris Evans asked readers to back the Tories in a letter added to its daily email.

But data protection watchdog the Information Commissioner’s Office found the newspaper’s parent company, Telegraph Media Group, broke direct marketing rules.

Source: Telegraph fined £30,000 over email urging readers to vote Tory | Media | The Guardian

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