UK and Canada launch joint probe into 23andMe data breach

Company has pledged to cooperate with regulators

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UK and Canada launch joint probe into 23andMe data breach
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UK and Canada launch joint probe into 23andMe data breach

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) have joined forces to investigate a major data breach at genetics firm 23andMe.

The breach, discovered in October 2023, exposed nearly 7 million customers' personal information, raising concerns about data security and customer notification practices. The joint investigatio...

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