Monday, 24 October 2011 09:10
By Abigail L. Ho, Philippine Daily Inquirer
The House of Representatives is working on the passage of bills that will make the country’s businessprocess outsourcing sector even more attractive to potential investors.
House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. related that the Data Privacy Act, one of the measures that the information technology and BPO sectors have been pushing for years, had been approved on third reading.
Due to the nature of the BPO industry, which usually involves the handling of sensitive data, having a law that actually protected companies from data breaches was very important.