Three voters demand €10m fine for IT firm behind huge data breach

Claudia Calleja has an update on litigation following a voter data leak involving  C-Planet IT Solutions Ltd.

Three of the 337,384 Maltese voters whose data was leaked in a massive security breach in April, have filed a complaint with the Data Protection Authority requesting that the IT company that held the data be fined up to €10 million.

Their complaint comes a month after more than 620 claimants filed a joint lawsuit claiming EU data protection laws were breached by the data leak and asked the civil courts to quantify and award them damages for harm suffered due to the breach.

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