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Company: Staff Didn't Leak PII

DATA PROTECTION—NEW ZEALAND

December 2, 2011

Telecom says a member of its staff did not provide personal details in order to track down a stolen laptop, Stuff.co.nz reports. A poster to an online news group said their laptop was stolen and a Telecom staffer provided the Internet protocol number connecting the laptop to the Internet and the user's associated personal information, including a phone number and address. A Telecom spokesman said the company takes customer privacy seriously and that an internal investigation showed no evidence that a staffer had leaked the alleged user's personal information.
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