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Breach Victim: Reports Will Help Corporation Overcome Problems

DATA LOSS—AUSTRALIA

November 8, 2012

A campaigner for the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) says recent reports on the corporation’s breach will help it overcome problems, Otago Daily Times reports. Dr. Denise Powell says some claimants felt they were not receiving the same privacy rights as other citizens, adding, recent reports into the breach “were likely to have far-reaching implications,” the report states. Powell was one of those affected by the ACC list of 6,275 individuals mistakenly e-mailed to an Auckland resident. An ACC spokeswoman said the ACC has begun making progress on recommendations for improvement issued in the reports.
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