UK: Gateshead Council data breaches share health and debt details

BBC reports:

A council has admitted a series of data breaches, including uploading personal medical details to an online forum.

Gateshead Council also sent letters containing private information to the wrong addresses and sent a debtor a list of other people who owed it money.

The 19 breaches happened in the ten months after new data protection rules came into force in May.

Read more on BBC, where they summarize some of the other breach incidents.

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