May 142012
 
 May 14, 2012  Non-U.S.

Some data from Estonia reported by Ingrid Teesalu of Estonia Public Broadcasting:

The number of complaints over misuse of personal data has increased sevenfold in the last five years, according to the Data Protection Inspectorate.

While in 2007 there were 110 registered complaints, last year the number had climbed to 818, the agency said in a statement, adding that people’s awareness on the importance of personal data protection is also increasing.

Read more on ERR.

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