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Optus data breach prompts pincer movement of twin regulatory probes

Cederic Silver badge

Surely the ID validation is an ongoing matter. "Who is requesting use of this service" and "Who is using or has used this service".

It's hard to investigate criminal activity unless you remember who the person you validated as the user is.

Retention following account closure should be prevented. Retaining the full initial ID&V information should be prevented.

Hmm. I may have just agreed with you.

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