Citizen phone numbers leaked on Twitter by cops in Bangalore



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Did you ever imagine that reporting a street crime to the cops could land you in privacy trouble?

Well, if you’re in India’s Silicon Valley, it’s definitely possible. 

In a serious breach of privacy, Bangalore City Police Control Room has been publishing on Twitter the phone numbers of thousands of citizens who have reported crimes using the emergency number 100, the Economic Times reports

Since April 2015, the @BCPCR handle has tweeted nearly 46,000 phone numbers of complainants who reported various crimes from gambling on streets to harassment of women. Read more…

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2017-04-06T08:32:03+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

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