City ‘inadvertently’ shares personal information, breaches privacy in mass-email to hundreds of Hamilton voters

Matthew Van Dongen reports:

The city says it “inadvertently” breached the privacy of 450 people by leaving names and personal email addresses visible in a mass email to Hamilton residents who registered to vote by mail in the looming election.

Upset residents started posting online Thursday night about the screw-up, which the city acknowledged is a breach of provincial privacy laws.

Read more at The Hamilton Spectator.

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