British Airways (BA) plans to “vigorously” defend its actions, after being told the UK flag carrier faces a £183.4 million ($229.6 million) penalty over a data-theft incident that occurred in 2018. The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fine, which was announced by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on July 8, amounts to 1.5% of BA’s worldwide turnover for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2017. During the cyber breach, ...

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