Customers Hit Back At TalkTalk Over Data Protection Suit

By Silvia Martelli (January 4, 2022, 4:22 PM GMT) -- Hundreds of TalkTalk customers have reinforced their claim that the British telecommunications giant failed to safeguard their personal data and address major data breaches.

In a proposed amended particulars claim filed Dec. 17, almost 400 people who were at one time customers or prospective customers of TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC accuse the internet provider of misusing their private information by allowing access to third parties despite its knowledge of security risks.

"The defendant knew, or ought to have known, that the safeguards it had in place to protect its customers' private information from unauthorized third-party access were inadequate to prevent such...

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