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Facebook inquiries prompt debate on defining 'data breach'

April 13, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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Reactions to the misuse of Facebook data have prompted a discussion about what constitutes a data breach, an issue that was on display this week at two days of hearings by the Senate and House and could lead to additional requirements for handling online data.

“Whether it was a hack or not, there is a definitional question of ‘what are you calling a breach,’ and I think for our members, this should be considered a breach,” said David Goldman, chief...

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