Privacy commissioner ‘deeply disturbed’ by Election Ontario’s handling of voter data

Caroline Alphonso reports:

Elections Ontario ignored security measures and went right back to using memory sticks without enabling the encryption software just days after personal information of as many as 2.4 million voters – contained on two USB keys without the necessary safeguards – vanished from one of its warehouses, the province’s privacy commissioner charged.

Read more on The Globe and Mail.

The Commissioner’s formal statement on the investigation can be found here.

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