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Incorrect Privacy Settings Reveal Internal Gov’t Memos

DATA LOSS—JAPAN

July 11, 2013

Japanese government officials and journalists have mistakenly revealed internal memos, draft stories and interview transcripts by reportedly using the incorrect privacy settings in Google Groups, ZDNet reports. Yomiuri Shimbun, a Japanese newspaper, reports it found more than 6,000 cases where public or private organizations revealed nonpublic information, including hospital records, via the wrong privacy settings.
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