The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Tuesday, February 15, 2005
The personal information of twenty five thousand Japanese telco customers have had their data leaked, according to Agence France Press:
Yahoo! News - Personal data on nearly 25,000 subscribers leaked: NTT DoCoMo:
"TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's top mobile operator NTT DoCoMo (news - web sites) Inc. said it has found a leak of personal information linked to nearly 25,000 subscribers, with someone within the company likely to blame.
Private data such as names, addresses, mobile and fixed-line telephone numbers of 24,632 clients kept by the company were found to have been taken by an outsider, NTT DoCoMo said in a statement...."
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