Nine staff sacked for breaking rules over ID cards database

4 August 2009 ,

Computer Weekly has the story:

Nine staff have been sacked from their local authority jobs for snooping on personal records of celebrities and personal acquaintances held on the core database of the government’s National Identity Scheme.

They are among 34 council workers who illegally accessed the Customer Information System (CIS) database, which holds the biographical data of the population that will underpin the government’s multi-billion-pound ID card programme.

Further details are in the full story.

Hat-tip: Ideal Government

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