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India consults on data security rules

The Indian IT Ministry is consulting on various rules to improve data security – particularly for processors and those who handle sensitive data. The Government has recognised that data protection is vital to the future growth of the outsourcing industry.

Limited Italian TPS introduced

One month into operation of the Italian “Robinson” list for telemarketing, the file contains 185,000 phone numbers.  With only one supplier for number cleaning and a requirement to honour suppressions within 15 days, telemarketers are struggling to comply. The list contains consumers and business numbers.

Irish data breach code falls at last hurdle

Following a massive data breach in December of last year which saw half a million members of the Gaelic Athletic Association stolen, the Irish Government has failed to give backing to a data breach code. The Dail was dissolved for the recent election before the code could be given force of law and legal penalties imposed.

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