NZ Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) database: Breached 100x

One massive database. Info on nearly every New Zealander. More than 100 breaches (though many were minor). But that’s still small consolation to anyone whose data may be at risk.

Since 2013, IDI’s data trove has gathered information from government departments and shared information, including from Census surveys, with 1400 researchers – and the list keeps growing.

There have been more than 100 breaches since 2015, and the pace has been accelerating causing concern.

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The EU wants to get a move on with General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) oversight, to stop corporate negligence and infractions! No more waiting two, three and four plus years, as was the case with Meta and Google, for European regulators to issue decisions. Now, the European Commission will insist regulators handling large-scale cases that impact citizens in multiple countries provide the Commission with every-other-month progress reports.

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