Sunday, February 24, 2008

Data protection once again

After problems with data protection compliance of most popular Polish social - network site the problems touched a company responisble for draw of tickets for EURO 2008. In the fisrt day of gathering the data a data leak happened. Such information as PESEL (evidentional number of every citizen), bank account number, credit card number was avaliable for othe users. Data Protection Commisioner Office started investigation. The owner may face adminsiatrative fine and in the worst scenario may be senteced for imprisoment up to 2 years ! Take care when you do business it the web.