Data privacy suit on behalf of 6 million Georgia voters

The ABA Journal reports that “The Georgia Secretary of State’s office accidentally sent protected personal information for its states’ registered voters on computer disks to third parties last month, along with the public voter-registration records for which those organizations had paid.”

Last week, plaintiffs brought a class action suit under state identity-protection law on behalf of 6 million voters, alleging that the Secretary of State released personal identifying information to the media, political parties, and data purchasers.

Read more from the ABA, or the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The complaint is here.

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