British Airways Faces £183m Fine Following Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has handed British Airways what it claims is the biggest penalty – and the first to be made public under new rules – since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into play last year. According to the ICO, 500,000 customers had their personal information compromised during the 2018 breach, and the airline needs to pay up – to the tune of £183 million.


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