The ICO has indicated that it will publish guidance for businesses on data protection compliance around Big Data. Speaking at an event coinciding with the publication of the ICO’s Annual Report, the ICO’s Deputy Commissioner said that the application of new technology was raising more data protection issues. He said that big data raised significant privacy issues and that there would, therefore, be a big data publication from the ICO “shortly”.

Information Commissioner’s Annual Report and Financial Statements 2013/14