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Expert: Singapore Will Look To Countries with Mature Laws for Guidance

PRIVACY—SINGAPORE

September 27, 2012

ZDNet reports on Singapore’s forthcoming Data Protection Act. The country will look to jurisdictions with more “mature” data protection laws as it implements its own, said Ilias Chantzos of Symantec. Though early discussions included a provision on security breach notifications, no conclusions have been reached on the topic, the report states. Chantzos advises such discussions not be overplayed, noting that individuals will start to get “notification fatigue” if too many messages are sent from any one organisation.
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