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A breach of data by the PSNI is being investigated

A breach of data by the PSNI is being investigated

A breach of data by the PSNI is being investigated

The Information Commissioner’s Office is investigating a breach of data by the PSNI, who have alerted 152 individuals — both loyalist and republican — that their information has been wrongly passed to US law enforcement.

In what is one of the biggest data breaches in recent times, the Police Ombudsman and Policing Board have also been made aware of the passing of the personal data of individuals from Northern Ireland to the US intelligence services.


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