Citing economy, Massachusetts delays new data security rules

Citing economy, Massachusetts delays new data security rules

BOSTON —Massachusetts regulators have given restaurants and other businesses in the state an extra four months to comply with new standards for storing and protecting credit card data and other personal information about customers and employees.

The new standards come after notable security breaches at such state-based businesses as TJX Cos., which said in early 2007 that information from 45.7 million credit an

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