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Department Reports PI Loss

DATA LOSS—HONG KONG

October 27, 2011

7th Space reports on the Hong Kong Labour Department's announcement that it has notified police and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data of the loss of a document containing personal information on 56 employees' compensation applicants. "The department has started a thorough investigation into the case and initiated a review," the report states. It has also begun "calling the persons affected to express its apologies." The Labour Department has stated it is working with authorities to prevent such incidents from happening in the future.
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