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Amazon fired multiple employees over leaking customer information including email addresses and phone numbers, Business Insider has learned.
“The individuals responsible for this incident have been terminated and we are supporting law enforcement in their prosecution,” Amazon’s spokesperson told Business Insider.
It’s unclear how many customers and employees were affected by the incident.
It’s the latest incident involving Amazon employees leaking customer data, but it also shows Amazon’s growing focus on protecting customer data.
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Amazon recently fired multiple employees that were involved in leaking customer data to outside parties, Business Insider has learned.
Amazon notified a group of customers this week that at least one employee shared the customers’ email addresses and phone numbers “to a third-party in violation of our policies,” according to the email seen by Business Insider. It said the employee has been fired because of the leak, and that no other information related to the user accounts were shared externally.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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