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OIPC Prepared To Investigate Breach

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December 23, 2011

Newfoundland and Labrador Information and Privacy Commissioner Ed Ring has announced that residents contacted by Service Newfoundland and Labrador regarding a recent breach may file a complaint with his office, The Telegraph reports. He has also clarified that his office "had no knowledge of the breach until the day of the news release" and that it is prepared to investigate any complaints, the report states. "I do understand that Service NL is conducting its own internal investigation of this matter, and whether or not we receive any complaints from individuals, we look forward to hearing from the department when they have concluded their own analysis," he said.
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