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 June 21, 2011  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Jeff Davis reports:

Staples Business Depot received a slap on the wrist from the federal privacy commissioner Tuesday for failing to protect customers’ personal information.

The business-supplies company was found to have been selling used data storage devices — such as computers, hard drives and USB sticks — without first wiping them clean of data.

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Also criticized in Tuesday’s report was online-dating site eHarmony, which was found not to be giving users a clear option of permanently deleting their profile information from the site.

Read more on  Canada.com,

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