Jun 142016
 
 June 14, 2016  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Lesley Walker reports:

Authorities in Qatar are considering adopting a new data privacy law that would fine organizations who fail to prevent leaks up to QR5 million.

The latest version of the law has moved one step closer to being enacted after the Advisory (Shura) Council unanimously approved the draft yesterday, QNA reports.

The legislation has been in the works since at least 2011, and the draft was passed by the Cabinet in January this year.

Read more on Doha News.

According to an online converter, QR5 million = $1,373,650.00 USD.

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