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Comment: Privacy-enhancing technologies key to mitigating risks of personal-data breaches, South Korea's privacy chief says

By Jenny Lee and Wooyoung Lee
  • 25 Apr 2022 01:48
  • 25 Apr 2022 01:48
When Yoon Jong-in looks back to the many data leaks and misuses he has had to deal with since becoming South Korea's privacy chief, he feels a sliver of regret.
In the 18 months since he took up his post, sanctions were handed out by the Personal Information Protection Commission,

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Jenny Lee


Jenny joined MLex’s Seoul bureau in 2021 as a correspondent focusing on competition law and data privacy and security. Jenny received a Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s renowned Medill School of Journalism and worked for a number of news organizations in the US, including the Associated Press Television News, McClatchy and Voice of America, where she worked for almost three years in Washington DC. She returned to her native South Korea in 2019 as a reporter for Wired Korea.

Wooyoung Lee

Correspondent, Seoul

Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.

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