Since taking effect last month, there have been 1,500 valid complaints from the public against 580 organizations, and the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has already censured multiple companies.
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Amid reports that Chinese-language searches are returning pro-state results even in the United States, Microsoft claims no results are doctored but blames the results discrepancy on an "error" in its system.
Hacktivist group made one of its boldest moves against the Singapore government when it leaked personal information of 10 public officers. Before its release, ZDNet's Ryan Huang found himself with the data, and many questions.
In a bid to raise awareness over criminal proceedings against alleged hackers in Singapore linked to Anonymous, the hacktivist group called for its second tweetstorm in a month.
In response to recent arrests in Singapore linked to Anonymous, the hacktivist group is threatening to release more personal info unless it sees "a sense of justice and fairness" from the government.
The security software firm may be required to cough up as much as US$145 million in damages following an investigation into its sales and pricing practices for government contracts.
They defaced more than 100 Pakistani websites, apparently in retaliation for the defacement of more than 2,000 Indian sites on the country's Republic Day.
The penalty is the first of its kind slapped on a global company in South Korea for violating private info protection laws, when it was building its Street View service.
The U.S. did not limit spying to issues of national security, but also tapped corporations such as Siemens for the country's national interests, says former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Top execs face dismissal, while financial firms face heavier fines and suspensions as part of proposed measures in the wake of the data breach involving over 20 million credit card customers revealed earlier this week.