Turkey: Leaked personal data not from election board

From the one-down-how-many-others-to-go? dept:

The head of Turkey’s election authority on Friday said a recent massive online leak of personal data did not come from its system.

“The information we obtained at the end of research we did at websites [with the leaked data] is compatible with databases we have given to political parties,” Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) Chairman Sadi Guven Guven told Anadolu Agency in Ankara, as data on voters are shared with political parties before elections.


“We saw that the data in the file circulating on the Internet was compatible with the files shared in 2008. We have information as to who got the lists from us [through sharing], but who leaked it is something the judiciary could know,” Guven added.

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