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Data-breach convictions against Hana Tour, privacy officer upheld by South Korean appeals court

By Wooyoung Lee
  • 22 Jul 2020 21:52
  • 22 Jul 2020 21:52
Hana Tour and a former privacy officer for the company have had their convictions upheld by an appeals court in Seoul for negligence that led to massive data breaches in 2017.
The Seoul Eastern District Court today upheld the decision made by the lower court in January that imposed

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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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