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BCLC Won't Relaunch Until Review Complete

ONLINE PRIVACY—CANADA

July 28, 2010

The BC Lottery Corporation (BCLC) will not reactivate its online gambling site until an independent security review is complete, according to an update released yesterday by BC Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. Denham launched an investigation into a breach of the PlayNow.com Web site last week after BCLC divulged that it had experienced a "data crossover" that exposed the personal information of 12 users to others, The Province reports. The corporation deactivated the site after learning of the problem. A third-party security review is underway.
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