AOH :: ISNQ5333.HTM

Pair charged with BNP list breach




Pair charged with BNP list breach
Pair charged with BNP list breach



http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/08/21/bnp_list_charges/ 

By Chris Williams
The Register
21st August 2009

Two people have today been charged with offences under the Data 
Protection Act for leaking the BNP's membership list last year.

The pair will appear before magistrates in Nottingham on 1 September, 
following a joint investigation by Dyfed-Powys Police and the 
Information Commissioner's Office.

They were arrested in December after a file containing details including 
names, occupations and addresses of more than 10,000 members of the far 
right party was released by an anti-fascist group and quickly spread 
online.

At the time BNP leader Nick Griffin claimed the leak was a deliberate 
attempt to damage the party by disgruntled former members. He lodged a 
criminal complaint with Dyfed-Powys Police, his local force.

[...]


________________________________________
Subscribe to InfoSec News
http://www.infosecnews.org 

Site design & layout copyright © 1986-2014 CodeGods