BA hit with £20m data fine

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The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined British Airways £20m after a data breach. 

The move came as Marriott International remained in talks with the ICO after the latter proposed a £99.2m fine for the exposure of 30 million European Economic Area residents’ personal data due to system security shortfalls. 

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said: “People entrusted their personal details to BA and BA failed to take adequate measures to keep those details secure

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