VEC discovers personal details of about 21,000 Victorian voters accidentally published online
Monique Hore reports:
Thousands of Bayside residents’ names and addresses have been broadcast online in an electoral roll privacy breach.
The Victorian Electoral Commission discovered in May that the details of about 21,000 voters in the 2015 Bayside council election could be found online, including the names and addresses of 28 people who have since become silent voters.
A file containing the details was uploaded to the Proportional Representation Society of Australia network and could be found through online search engines.
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