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Ontario Commissioner Investigating Gov't Site

DATA LOSS—CANADA

August 5, 2010

The Office of the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner is looking into a reported breach of the province's change-of-address Web site, the Ottawa Citizen reports. The government is also investigating and has suspended the site after learning that a man's identity was stolen by thieves who allegedly tampered with the site via a Service Ontario kiosk in Hamilton, the report states. A spokesperson for the privacy commissioner confirmed the office had received two complaints about the site and that an investigation is underway.   
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