UK: Council apologizes for free school meals payment data breach

Email gaffes are still a thing, too.  Kevin O’Sullivan reports:

A Scottish local authority has apologised for a data breach after sending details of 600 free school meals claimants to ‘multiple’ email accounts.

Scottish Borders council sent out the email in an IT blunder as it tried to contact 1,300 residents to inform them of their eligibility for £75 direct payments covering the cost of meals during lockdown.

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