Ozzie Numpty Emails David Cameron’s Passport Number to Asian Footballers


David Cameron’s passport number was sent to the Asian Football Cup Local Organising Committee after an Australian G20 staffer accidentally emailed them the personal details of 31 international leaders. The astonishing breach that happened ahead of last years G20 Brisbane summit, has only came to light following a FOI from the Guardian.

And the culprit for the cock up? The hapless staffer was using Microsoft Outlook which auto-completed the wrong email address…

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Dr Alexander Kogan, the app developer who originally harvested the Facebook data, said…

“I think what Cambridge Analytica has tried to sell is magic and made claims this is incredibly accurate and it tells you everything there is to tell about you. But I think the reality is it’s not that. If you sit down and you really work through the statistics and you think what does a correlation of point three means, those claims quickly fall apart. And that’s something any person with a statistical background can go and do.”


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