European Data Protection Digest

Council Mistakenly Reveals Hundreds of E-mail Addresses

DATA LOSS—UK

July 26, 2012

“Human error” is the alleged reason Wrexham Council mistakenly revealed hundreds of personal e-mail addresses in a mailing of its annual tenant survey, Wrexham.com reports. Instead of blind-copying the recipients, the e-mailed survey was simply copied. The council has apologised to those affected.
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