Kim Jung-Yoon reports:
The Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice (CCEJ) is filing a public interest lawsuit against the nation’s No. 2 mobile carrier, KT, over leaked personal information. It is claiming damages of 1 million won ($933) per customer.
The CCEJ held a press conference in front of KT headquarters in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, yesterday saying the mobile carrier is accountable for the personal data leaks.
“Currently, 9.81 million people have had their personal information stolen from KT, while in 2012, 8.7 million people also lost personal data,” said a spokesman for the CCEJ.
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