Dutch mobile operators violated privacy laws - CBP

Thursday 4 July 2013 | 12:16 CET | News
A study by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (CBP) has uncovered a series of data violations at KPN, Tele2 Netherlands, T-Mobile Netherlands and Vodafone Netherlands. The study was launched in 2011 following reports about deep packet inspection (DPI) on mobile networks. According to the study, companies often kept data too long or did not anonymise fast enough. Tele2 Netherlands used data for marketing purposes, contrary to the law. KPN is the only company which addressed and resolved all the issues raised. The CBP found companies stored customer data such as visited websites or used apps,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ACM / KPN / Tele2 / T-Mobile / Vodafone
Countries: Netherlands
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