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Thai digital economy ministry pushing for stricter penalties on illegal trading of personal data

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 16 Feb 2024 07:30
  • 16 Feb 2024 07:30
As the Thai government steps up its enforcement of personal data protection regulations, the country's Digital Economy Ministry said it is pushing for legislative amendments to impose stricter penalties on those trading in citizens' personal data.
"The government is deeply concerned about the leakage of citizens' personal data to criminal

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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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