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Colombian Data Protection Authority's Total Fines Exceed US$1 Million

Author:Mr Daniel McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Richard J. Johnson, Jonathon Little, Kevin D. Lyles, Todd S. McClelland, Jeff Rabkin, Lisa M. Ropple, Adam Salter, Michiru Takahashi, Undine von Diemar, Paloma Bru, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk and Anand Varadarajan
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On June 8, the Colombian Industry and Commerce Superintendence (Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio) ("SIC") issued a notice (source document in Spanish) that since 2010, SIC has imposed a total of 619 fines exceeding US$1 million. The most frequent breaches, which represent most of the sanctions imposed by SIC, consist of breaches of the habeas data provided in Law 1266 of 2008. To address such violations, SIC has issued 1,094 orders...

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