NZ Privacy Commissioner warns that republishing AshleyMadison data may violate NZ law

Radio New Zealand reports:

Material is emerging on the internet which lists personal data, including thousands of email addresses which appear to belong to New Zealanders.

Customer data from the dating site for married people who want to cheat on their spouse was reportedly leaked on the “dark web”, meaning it is accessible only via encrypted browsers.

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards told Morning Report that republishing information could be a breach of the Privacy Act and may also fall foul of a new cyber bullying law.

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