Orange Romania fined with RON 10,000 by data protection body

Telecompaper reports:

Orange Romania was fined with RON 10,000 by data protection authorities for failing to comply with the obligations concerning the application of security measures and keeping the confidentiality of end-users’ personal phone data, according to local paper The operator was sanctioned after a customer sent a complaint saying that his replacement phone he had received after he took his personal phone to Orange’s repair service contained personal data from previous users.

That fine is equivalent to U.S.$2793.49.

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