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Morrisons vendetta staff leak ends in no compensation

Morrisons cannot be held liable for the actions of an employee with a “grudge” who leaked the payroll data of almost 100,000 members of staff, Britain’s highest court has ruled. The Supreme Court's ruling has widespread implications for data protection controllers across the country.

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Category: Data Protection » Employment; Personal data. Keyword(s): Vicarious liability. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector; Technology and Information; Litigation; DP & Cybersecurity.
Source: Scotsman.

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