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Microsoft, Kakao's Ground 1, four other companies fined by South Korean regulator for personal data leaks

By Jenny Lee
  • 09 Jun 2021 03:42
  • 09 Jun 2021 03:42
Six companies, including Microsoft and Ground 1, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korea's biggest mobile platform Kakao, were hit with a financial penalty totaling 84.4 million won (about $76,000) for having lax privacy controls that caused personal information leaks, the country’s data protection watchdog announced today.

The Personal Information Protection Committee, or

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