Privacy, what? Bengaluru police leaks 46,000 phone numbers on Twitter
…… Bengaluru police goofed up too when it came to handling privacy concerns of Bengaluru citizens. The police department posted phone numbers of thousands of citizens on their Twitter handle (@BCPCR) who called 100 and complained against harassment, quarrels, and gambling etc.
The police posted over 46,000 tweets online since April 2015 sharing information of people who called on 100 along with the app known as ‘Suraksha’ to lodge complaints. The account was made private as soon as the matter escalated.
The police was unapologetic regarding the matter and said that the tweets were auto-generated from their twitter handle @BCPCR.
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