Canadian privacy breach: Names of unvaccinated DDSB staff accidentally shared

Jillian Follert reports:

A recent privacy breach at the Durham District School Board (DDSB) resulted in the names of staff who are not vaccinated for COVID-19, or have not disclosed their status, inadvertently being shared with about 400 people.

The breach happened when the board sent out a “routine” email about rapid testing.

Attached to the email was a spreadsheet that listed the names of about 800 unvaccinated or undisclosed staff — the DDSB has about 10,000 employees in total.

Read more at The Star.

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