Dallas police data loss nearly triple initial estimate

The Associated Press reports that the amount of data missing from Dallas’s computer database is almost triple the initial estimate of files lost during a data migration involving Dallas Police files.

About 15 terabytes of police data are missing besides the 7.5 terabytes initially thought to be lost, city spokeswoman Janella Newsome said.

Read more on The Herald Sun.

We have already seen one defendant released from jail because of the data loss incident while they needed to verify whether any files in his case had been lost in the incident.

Will some prosecutions have to be totally abandoned? We have yet to learn.

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