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BT fined GBP 77,000 for sending spam e-mails

Wednesday 20 June 2018 | 17:07 CET | News
BT has been fined GBP 77,000 by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for sending almost 5 million nuisance e-mails to customers.

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Countries: United Kingdom
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