BC Lotteries online site has fixed privacy glitches, report finds

Chad Skelton reports the follow-up on a breach previously covered on this blog:

BC Lotteries did not take adequate steps to protect privacy when it launched its PlayNow.com online gambling site last summer, according to an investigation by B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham.

However, Denham concludes BCLC has since taken steps to address the problem and the site now adequately protects users’ privacy.

The PlayNow site, the first in Canada to allow casino gambling online, originally went live on July 15 but was shut down within hours after suffering a security glitch.

Read more in The Province.

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