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Bloomberg privacy breaches raise red flags: experts

Every breath you take. News that Bloomberg reporters had access to information that clients would prefer to remain confidential has angered the finance industry. Photo: Reuters

Bloomberg’s privacy breach scandal has angered clients, and prompted regulators and central bankers to demand an explanation, and privacy experts say the scandal poses some disturbing questions.

Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 10:42am 1 comment

China joins central banks' call for Bloomberg answers

The People's Bank of China

China's central bank and foreign exchange regulator have joined the world's major monetary authorities in demanding answers from Bloomberg about access journalists at the global financial information provider may have to confidential data.

15 May 2013 - 8:08am 2 comments

Asset managers shocked at Bloomberg journalists monitoring clients' logins

Asset managers shocked at Bloomberg journalists monitoring clients' logins

Bloomberg's "mistake" of allowing its journalists to monitor clients' login activity on its trading information terminals has raised concerns in the financial world. In Hong Kong, asset managers were aghast at the prospect of their investment record and personal information spilling outside their Bloomberg systems.

14 May 2013 - 4:24am

Bloomberg blocks journalists from client data and admits to 'mistake' on privacy

Client information on Bloomberg terminals is sensitive and should not be seen by journalists, the company said. Photo: George Chen

Bloomberg has barred its journalists from monitoring clients' login activity on its trading information terminals. The financial data and news provider's chief executive Daniel Doctoroff said a "mistake" in its news gathering policies had been corrected.

13 May 2013 - 3:32pm