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November 24, 2007

Lost in post: Personal data of 25 million Britons

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 6:51 am

There were gasps from lawmakers in the House of Commons on Tuesday when Darling described the scale of the loss by the country’s tax and customs service.

Two computer disks that went missing in the post while being sent from one government department to another contained names, addresses, dates of birth, national insurance numbers and in some cases banking details for 25 million adults and children, almost half the country’s population of 60 million. Read more…

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