Lawyers say American lover of doctor in HIV Registry leak case not subject of arrest warrant nor facing OSA charges.
In Re Singapore Health Services Pte Ltd & Ors  SGPDPC 3, the Commissioner ruled that SingHealth and IHiS failed to protect the personal data of individuals, in violation of s24 of the PDPA.
American complained to MOH his boyfriend had shared screenshots of HIV Registry.
Experts told The Straits Times that this means a piece of information can spread quickly from user to user, making it difficult to stop its spread and retrieve it.
Mikhy Farrera-Brochez was jailed in 2017 for several fraud and drug-related offences and lying to the MOM about his HIV status. His partner, Ler Teck Siang, was head of MOH's National Public Health Unit and had access to the HIV Registry.
PDPC issued the Response on 8 Nov following the public consultation which was conducted between 27 Apr and 12 Jun.