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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