Charnwood Borough Council data breach sees residents’ personal details published online

Dan Martin reports:

A council has apologised after publishing residents’ personal details online by mistake.

Officials at Charnwood Borough Council failed to remove from a document names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of people who responded to a survey on levels of council tax to be levied on empty homes before uploading it to its website.

The authority has emailed 134 affected people apologising for the data breach.

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