UK: Maidstone Borough Council refers parking permit data breach to Information Commissioner’s Office

Joshua Coupe reports:

Maidstone council has apologised after it emerged hundreds of residents’ personal details could potentially be viewed online.

More than 870 people are thought to be affected by the error reported when a new car parking permit application site went live on their website earlier this month.

Concerns were raised when eagle-eyed users spotted the site revealed the initial and surname, address, car make and registration number of other residents.

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