Gov't privacy body extends CDO on | Inquirer Business

Gov't privacy body extends CD…

Gov't privacy body extends CDO on | Inquirer Business

Inquirer | 2021-01-11 20:20

Access to a website that was allegedly hit by a data breach involving personal information of motorists registered with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) will continue to be restricted, following the decision of the National Privacy Commission (NPC) to extend its stop order on the site. The NPC said in a statement on Monday that it extended the cease-and-desist order (CDO) on, after owners of the website failed to respond to the allegations raised against them. The NPC said the extension would apply "until modified or lifted" by the commission. The NPC did not detail the extent of the alleged breach, merely saying that the LTO registered 12.725 million vehicles in 2019. The privacy watchdog first issued a CDO on Nov. 12 against respondents Jose Minao and Billy James Jimena, who were identified as the website's owners and operators. They were given until Nov. 22 to p…

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