T-mobile employee pleads guilty to data protection offences

In our November 2009 blog entry we reported on the T-Mobile customer data scandal and pondered its implications on future government policy (see link below).

Datonomy, the data protection weblog: T-Mobile scandal gives new impetus to Ministry of Justice consultation

Nearly 9 months on one of the two men responsible for this scandal has appeared in court (see link below). Former T-Mobile UK employee, David Turley last week pleaded guilty in a Chester court to 18 charges of stealing confidential information and selling it to a rival company in contravention of section 55 of the Data Protection Act (he is yet to be sentenced).

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