Review Data Act so action can be taken against government for misconduct, Putrajaya told

Source: Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — A group consisting of civil societies and “concerned individuals” today called for the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 to be reviewed so that federal and state governments will be held responsible for any leaks of personal data that they collect.

The group of 13 organisations and four individuals said the recent cases of data leak show that the Act, short for PDPA, must be reviewed to include governments and government agencies in order to mitigate future breaches.

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