Mobile phone operators eMobile and Meteor have admitted breaking data protection laws following the theft of two laptops which contained sensitive personal information about thousands of customers.
Judge John O'Neill applied the Probation Offenders Act to the companies but said they must donate €15,000 to children's charity the Laura Lynn Foundation and €15,000 to the Pieta House suicide awareness centre within four weeks.
Eircom, which is the parent company of both eMobile and Meteor, did...
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