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Commissioner Seeks Additional Breach Info

DATA LOSS—AUSTRALIA

March 16, 2012

CHANNELNEWS reports that Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim is seeking more information from Telstra on its December breach that resulted in details on nearly one million customers being exposed online. At the time, the company was required to file a report on the incident. A spokesperson from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has indicated the commissioner "isn't satisfied with the answers the telco provided and has requested further information in a bid to 'clarify' certain issues," the report states. A timeline for when the report is expected has not been released.
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