“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Friday, December 15, 2006
Greek privacy watchdog fines Vodafone $100m over wiretapping scandal
It seems that the Greek data protection authority is a little more determined to punish privacy lawbreakers than many others around Europe. They have just fined Vodafone $100m for lax phone network security that allowed unknown hackers to wiretap the Greek prime minister as well as senior military officers, human rights activists and journalists (thanks, Dave!). George Danezis has more about the original hacking offences.