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The Government Attempts To Hide The Fact It Has Been Hopelessly Irresponsible. Inevitably They Were Sprung.

This appeared a few days ago:Health pulls Medicare dataset after breach of doctor detailsBy Paris Cowan on Sep 29, 2016 11:27AM Insists no personal data was lost.The Department of Health has removed a research dataset based on Medicare and PBS claims from its open data portal after a team of Melbourne researchers pointed out that practitioner details could be decrypted.The government today advised that the data was withdrawn yesterday following “an alert made in the public interest” by researcher Dr Vanessa Teague from Melbourne University.
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