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[Dataloss] MI: Mayor Behnke mistakenly tweets employee data online

From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Wed Jun 24 2009 - 10:20:01 CDT


(breach by Twitter... you know it had to happen eventually...)

http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20090624/NEWS01/906240314/Mayor+Behnke+mistakenly+tweets+employee+data+online

Some Battle Creek city employees are getting free identity protection help
after Mayor Mark Behnke posted a document with personnel information to a
public Web site.

Information on about 65 city workers, including six Social Security
numbers, was listed on a city check registry that Behnke put online and
linked to using his Twitter.com account, City Attorney Eileen Wicklund
said.

Behnke said releasing the information was an accident and that the check
registries he receives weekly do not usually include private information
about employees.

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