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Marriott Handed $124 Million Fine Over Starwood Data Breach

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A Marriott Hotel guest room. The hotel company is facing a substantial fine due to a data breach involving around 339 million guest records. Marriott International

Skift Take: The headline fine amount might seem pretty substantial, but as with an earlier British Airways breach case, the penalties likely will be challenged. Both companies will no doubt vigorously defend themselves in the hope of getting the figure reduced.

— Patrick Whyte

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