Optimus fine for employee snooping on journalist comms reduced from €4.5 mln to €100,000

Telecompaper reports:

A fine imposed by the Portuguese Data Protection Authority (CNPD) on mobile operator Optimus (now Nos, after the merger with Zon) has been reduced from EUR 4.5 million to EUR 100,000, reports Tek. The fine was imposed for illegal access by an employee of the company to the detailed communications of a journalist of daily paper Publico.

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Related: SapoTek article (in Portuguese)

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