Estonia: Error in JustMin's document register exposes legal aid personal data

  • 2020-07-28
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - The information of over 1,000 people who had received state-funded legal aid accidentally became public in the document register of the Estonian Ministry of Justice, public broadcaster ERR reports.  Along with names, the purpose for seeking legal aid was also visible in the documents, such as divorce, custody of children, alimony or personal bankruptcy. The document remained available online in the register for close to a month. An example reported by ERR's English-language news portal stated that "Mari" [name changed], who ...
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