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Dec 17, 2015

Over 30,000 Optus customers’ data published, but debts not automatically forgiven

A debt collector who tried to outsource his or her own job published the personal information of more than 30,000 mostly former Optus customers online.

Josh Taylor — Journalist

Josh Taylor

Journalist

The personal data of 31,150 mostly former Optus customers was posted on short-term job website Freelancer.com in major breach of their privacy, Crikey can reveal.

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  1. Norman Hanscombe

    This might inspire the Crikey Commissariat to revise its puerile opposition to Government efforts to strengthen our Internet Security.
    But I forgot, the outside world has little in common with those inhabiting the Crikey Bunkers, does it.

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