News Burst: Hacking costs Spanish Big Brother $4m

Twenty-four hour surveillance is not enough for fans of Spanish Big Brother

The Spanish Big Brother could be fined up to $4m after a hacker broke into its server and posted personal details of applicants on a fanclub Web site.

The details were meant to remain undisclosed and included the contestants' credit rating, IQ and medical history.

Organisers of the show could face a $4m privacy fine, in addition to a flood of lawsuits from up to 1,700 applicants.

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