UK: Government in email privacy gaffe

BBC reports:

A government department responsible for data protection laws has shared the contact details of hundreds of journalists.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport emailed more than 300 recipients in a way that allowed their addresses to be seen by other people.

The email – seen by the BBC – contained a press release about age-checks for adult websites.

Digital Minister Margot James said the incident was “embarrassing”.

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