Singapore watchdog fines Grab S$10,000 for 4th user data privacy violation

Topics Grab | Singapore | Data Privacy


SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's privacy watchdog fined ride-hailing app Grabcar S$10,000 ($7,310), saying a 2019 update put the data of some users at risk of unauthorised access in what the watchdog said was a fourth breach of data privacy regulations and "a significant cause for concern".

In a filing published on Sept. 10, the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) said the update risked the personal data of 21,541 drivers and passengers, including profile pictures, names and vehicle plate numbers, related to carpooling.....

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