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Deutsche Telekom calls for hard sanctions against online data theft

Monday 14 January 2019 | 10:35 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom is calling for tough penalties for stealing data online, Bild am Sonntag reports.  Digital theft should be punished as hard as a residential burglary, Thomas Tschersich, head of cybersecurity at Deutsche Telekom, told the German paper. 

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Categories: IT
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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