Aug 142013
 August 14, 2013  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Kelly Ip reports:

A smartphone application providing background checks for users has been seriously breaching the personal privacy law, but the company has not stopped disclosing the data through its website.

Allan Chiang Yam-wang, privacy commissioner for personal data, said Glorious Destiny Investment stopped the service seven days after being warned on July 31.

But he learned that Glorious Destiny also provided litigation and bankruptcy data through other channels.

Read more on The  Standard.  You can read the privacy commissioner’s full report on the investigation on the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data.

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