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Re-emergence of leaked Facebook data draws Philippine privacy regulator's scrutiny

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 05 Apr 2021 01:11
  • 05 Apr 2021 03:16
Reports that the personal data of more than 553 million Facebook users were posted on a hacking forum over the weekend are being monitored by the privacy regulator in the Philippines, which is home to more than 83 million users. 
"Our Complaints and Monitoring Division is currently looking into this.

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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