NHS Fined After Computer Holding Patient Records Found On eBay

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judgecorp writes “NHS Surrey, part of Britain’s health service, has been fined £200, 000 when a computer holding more than 3000 patient records was found for sale on eBay. The system was retired, and given to a contractor who promised to dispose of it securely for free, in exchange for any salvage value… but clearly just put the whole system up for sale.” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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NHS Fined After Computer Holding Patient Records Found On eBay

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