AU: Kingston Council emails out personal details of more than 900 people

Sam Bidey reports:

Kingston Council will appoint an independent investigator after an email slip up that saw the personal details of more than 2000 people released.

The council sent out the bulk email on Wednesday to more than 900 maternal and child health care clients asking them to take part in an online survey, but a spreadsheet containing the details of 2112 clients was accidentally attached to the email.

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were among the personal information linked.

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