Halifax police won’t charge teen arrested in Nova Scotia privacy breach

CBC News reports:

Halifax Regional Police say they won’t be charging a 19-year-old man arrested last month for downloading files from Nova Scotia’s freedom-of-information portal.

Spokesperson Neera Ritcey said in an email Monday that after a thorough investigation, police determined there were no grounds to lay a charge of unauthorized use of a computer against the teen.

That charge carries a possible 10-year prison sentence.

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