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Microsoft and five other companies have received fines totaling US$75K from South Korea's Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC), for running afoul of local data protection laws. The Commission fined Microsoft 16.4 million won (US$14,700) for failing to have protective measures on administrative accounts that led to …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    A $14K fine ?

    What is that for Microsoft, 0.5 milliseconds of revenue ?

    Wow, I'm sure the Board is impressed with the duty of never doing it again.

    1. fukudasan
      Facepalm

      Re: A $14K fine ?

      The other fines are minuscule, too - at the current exchange rate, ₩3,000,000 represents less than ₤1900.00 right now.

      I'm sure those companies are quaking in their boots...

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