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Pilgrim Will Not Investigate ABC Hack

DATA THEFT—AUSTRALIA

February 28, 2013

The Australian reports that Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim will not investigate the hacking of ABC’s website. The incident may have exposed the personal details of nearly 50,000 Internet users, including passwords, user names, e-mail addresses, locations and post codes, the report states. “If people are concerned that their information may have been compromised, they should first contact the ABC,” Pilgrim said, adding, “If they are not satisfied with the response, they can lodge a complaint with our office.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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