Dec 062014
 December 6, 2014  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Eva Dou reports:

Taiwan’s telecommunications regulator this week said 12 of the world’s major smartphone makers–including Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. –violated the island’s personal-information-protection act, raising concerns over how large technology companies collect user information.

The act says that any company that collects personal data must be clear to consumers about its intentions, and that it shouldn’t collect more data than necessary.

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