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GAA Confirms Data Exposure

DATA LOSS—IRELAND

December 10, 2010

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) has notified clubs that the personal details of more than 500,000 members have been exposed in a data breach, the Irish Times reports. The Office of the Data Protection Commission is investigating the breach, which compromised a GAA database. The details exposed include birthdates, medical conditions, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses, among other data. The GAA has established an information line for those affected.
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