After Mega-Breach, Marriott May Pay for New Passports

Victims of the massive Marriott International data breach, which exposed data for 500 million customers, including some passport numbers, may be able to claim for a new passport.

Marriott made the statement to The Washington Post mirroring the GDPR stipulations that “if citizens can prove material or non-material damage” they can seek compensation.

Out of the 500 million customers who’s data was leaked, 327 million records held passport information. Even so, at approximately $100, £100 or €100 to replace a passport – thats a large piece of cheese for the Marriott group to pay up.

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