Data protection agency fines state attorney over releasing salaries of staff

The Office for Personal Data Protection has imposed a CZK 100,000 fine on the Prague High State Attorney’s Office for making public the salaries of all its employees, along with their names and positions, the news website reported. For her part, state attorney Lenka Bradáčová has stood by her decision. She says the information was released in response to a public request and that she acted in accordance with a 2011 court ruling. Her office plans to appeal the decision.

Author: Ian Willoughby