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Law firms start collective action against BA

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11/09/2018 by:

Law firm SPG Law has started the process of gathering names for a group action in the recent British Airways security breach that compromised more than 380,000 customers sensitive personal data. The data that was hacked included names, debit/credi...

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Equifax fined maximum amount under DP Act 1998 for security breach

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21/09/2018 by:

The ICO has issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine for failing to protect the personal information of up to 15 million UK citizens during a cyber attack in 2017. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said: “Multinational data companies like...

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Facebook expects a $5 Billion fine by the US Federal Trade Commission

26/04/2019 by:

Facebook’s quarterly financial results reveal that the tech giant expects to be fined between $3-5 billion for its privacy violations. However, any fine to be imposed has to be seen in the context of Facebook’s $56 billion annual revenue. The...

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