NL: Security breach at land registry exposes millions of addresses

Dutch News reports:

A data breach at the Dutch land registry Kadaster has exposed the addresses of every homeowner in the Netherlands, an investigation by RTL Nieuws has found.

The privacy watchdog AP called for the agency to close the loophole immediately after it was discovered by journalists.

The Kadaster’s website includes a search facility that allows anyone to find the owner of a registered property.

Read more at Dutch News.

This type of information is public records here in the U.S., which shows some of the differences between the EU and the U.S. on privacy.

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