Austrian DPA fines postal service over data disclosure allegation

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The Austrian Data Protection Authority issued a fine of 9.5 million euros to the Austrian Post, alleging it has not enabled data protection inquiries via email. The postal service said it will take legal action against the decision. The Russian Office of the Federal Antimonopoly Service for Moscow fined telecommunications operator PJSC Megafon 500,000 rubles for an alleged violation of advertising legislation. Including previous fines, the OFAS said the total amount imposed on PJSC Megafon for alleged violations is almost 2.5 million rubles. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission fined swap dealer UBS AG $500,000 for failing to retain audio recordings for the required time under its regulations. The CFTC alleges UBS AG deleted more than 1,000 hours of data after one day, including files required to be retained for one year.

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