Sep 102015
 September 10, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

EJinsight reports:

Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd. (HKBN) has become the first company convicted of violating the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Ming Pao Daily reported Thursday.

HKBN was fined HK$30,000 (US$3,870) Wednesday for making a sales promotional call to a customer who had requested that his personal data not be used for such purposes.

Stephen Wong Kai-yi, the new privacy commissioner for personal data, said he hopes the verdict will enhance respect for the privacy of personal data.

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