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ACC Report May Lead to Wider Review

DATA PROTECTION—NEW ZEALAND

August 30, 2012

The New Zealand Herald reports that last week’s independent report on the breach by the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) may lead to a wider overhaul of all government agencies’ handling of private information. Former Australian Privacy Commissioner Malcolm Crompton, CIPP/US, said the individual who made the breach known had done the public “a service by making sure that we pay attention to the proper governance of personal information.”
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