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Orange has wrist slapped over Data Protection breach

The communications giant has had a tongue-lashing from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over a breach of the Data Protection Act (DPA).It seems that Orange customer service representatives that had recently been employed had been allowed to share usernames and passwords to access confidential customer information.
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Written by Tom Espiner, Contributor on

The communications giant has had a tongue-lashing from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) over a breach of the Data Protection Act (DPA).

It seems that Orange customer service representatives that had recently been employed had been allowed to share usernames and passwords to access confidential customer information.

Ooops!

Out-Law.com was one of the news sites to report on this -- in its article it also reports that Littlewoods has also had a telling off by the ICO for breaching the DPA.

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