Health firm gets £200k slap after IVF patients' records leak online

Indian subcontractor kept transcripts on insecure server.

By John Leyden

Updated A private health firm in the UK has been fined £200,000 after fertility patients’ confidential conversations leaked online.

The £200,000 monetary penalty was levied following an investigation by Blighty’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) into the way the Lister Hospital in London was transferring, transcribing and storing audio recordings of information discussed during private IVF appointments.

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