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TalkTalk Fined £100,000

The UK’s data privacy regulator, the Information Commissioner Office (ICO), has fined TalkTalk £100,000 (U.S. $129,630.50) over a 2014 data breach wherein unauthorized employees from a third party servicer illegally contacted customers. ICO claims that 44 employees at Wipro, an IT company based in India, had access to between 25,000 and 50,000 TalkTalk customers. Three of