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Morrison Loses data leak challenge
23 October 2018, BBC News
The Court of Appeal upheld the original decision against the supermarket, issued in December 2017.
Workers brought a claim against the company after employee Andrew Skelton stole the data, including salary and bank details, of nearly 100,000 staff.
Morrisons said it would now appeal to the Supreme Court.
If that appeal fails, those affected will be able to claim compensation for "upset and distress".
The case is the first data leak class action in the UK.
Vote Leave data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice
By Chris BaraniukTechnology reporter, BBC News
A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.
AggregateIQ (AIQ) was accused of processing people's data…
Lawyer activist slaps global platforms with $8 billion GDPR lawsuits
By the time dusk fell on GDPR day last Friday, an Austrian activist lawyer had already slapped global platforms with multibillion-euro complaints.
Is your business "GDPR Ready" for this?
Written by Richard Dutton, Director at ELIAS Partnership
In the Times Comment section (Thunderer) yesterday Alex Neill of Which? authored an excellent article on how consumers deserve a better deal if their data is stolen. She invited the Government to address the scandal...