NZ passport email gaffe latest in series of privacy slips

Adam Bennett reports:

Hundreds of passport applicants have had their email addresses shared with other applicants in another government privacy botch-up.

About 400 people applying online for passports were yesterday sent an email informing them of a system outage on the Department of Internal Affairs website. However, each recipient could see the email addresses – many of which revealed names – of all the other applicants the message was sent to.

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