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 July 13, 2010  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S.

Andrew Phelan reports:

Tesco has been convicted of breaching Data Protections laws by sending unsolicited marketing emails to customers.

The supermarket giant was fined €2,000 at Dublin District Court after it pleaded guilty to four counts of sending mails to customers who had indicated that they did not wish to receive them.

Tesco Ireland has also undertaken to suspend all marketing emails until the situation is resolved to the satisfaction of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, following the court case — the first of its kind — which took place yesterday.

Read more in the Herald.ie

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