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 April 21, 2016  Breaches, Featured News

Jacob J reports:

Singapore’s privacy watchdog has penalised 11 organisations for failing to protect the privacy of customers’ personal data.

Karaoke chain K Box Entertainment Group was imposed with the heaviest fine of S$50,000 for failing to protect personal data of members on its platform under the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).

Singapore’s data protection legislation authorises slapping a penalty of $1 million per breach on organisations that fail to protect consumers’ personal data.

Read more on IBT.

The K Box breach had been noted on DataBreaches.net back in 2014,

The PDPC’s statements on each fine can be found here:

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