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South Korean privacy regulator plans to beef up investigation teams

By Jenny Lee
  • 13 Aug 2021 03:29
  • 13 Aug 2021 03:29
The South Korean privacy watchdog plans to expand the number of its investigators next year in response to an influx of personal data-protection cases, MLex has learned.
The Personal Information Protection Commission, or PIPC, which just celebrated its one-year anniversary, is in the final stages of discussions with the Ministry

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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.

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