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Data Protection Commissioner examining Aontú data breach complaint

The complaint follows the distribution of the party’s mailing list to all of the email addresses on that mailing list at the end of January

12th March, 2019
Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín Photo:Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The Data Protection Commissioner is examining a complaint about a data breach by Aontú, the new political party founded by former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín.

The complaint follows the distribution of the party’s mailing list to all of the email addresses on that mailing list at the end of January. Email addresses for 846 people who expressed an interest in the nascent political party were posted into...

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