NZ: IRD privacy breach raises data handling concerns

Nine to Noon reports:

Inland Revenue’s data protection protocols are being questioned after a woman received information about a stranger’s child support in a copy-and-paste error.

The Wellington woman got a letter from Inland Revenue addressed to her that included the full name of a father who was paying child support, and his child.

She told Nine to Noon Inland Revenue told her it was a copy-and-paste error.

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