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Commissioner Suggests Officers for Malaysia


February 17, 2012

New Zealand Assistant Privacy Commissioner Katrine Evans has suggested Malaysia hire privacy officers to implement data protection law, reports The Borneo Post Online. At a recent seminar announcing the establishment of the Personal Data Protection Department in Malaysia, Evans said that a privacy officer can help agencies to properly handle personal information. "I don't know whether Malaysia has the requirement for every agency to have a privacy officer, but if it doesn't, you should have one."
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