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Philippine Covid-19 data-breach probes to prioritize remedial measures over fines

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 26 Apr 2020 22:19
  • 26 Apr 2020 22:35
The Philippines' privacy commission will prioritize remedial measures over penalties as it probes 17 Covid-19-related personal data-breach notifications affecting 154 individuals, according to a spokesperson for the regulator. 

The notifications, received between March 15 and April 23, included seven from personal information controllers at healthcare institutions. 

In one case, for example, a laboratory technician

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