RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Head of Intellectual Property, Jonathan Kok was quoted in South China Morning Post articles titled “Cathay Pacific likely to avoid harsh punishment despite taking months to notify passengers about massive data breach” and “Worried after Cathay Pacific’s data breach? Here’s all you need to know about privacy protection in Hong Kong”.
The articles highlight the ripple effect and aftermath of Cathay Pacific Airways’ massive data breach. Cathay Pacific recently announced that the data of 9.4 million passengers were compromised in March. However, they are likely to avoid harsh punishment despite the delay in notifying its passengers.