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Haven’t we been warning about this for years?

700,000 firearms locations may have been accessed by criminals

Firearms data ‘compromised’ says NSW police sergeant26 Jul 2013Justin LawThe storage details of 700,000 firearms may have fallen into criminal hands after being accessible by 16,000 police and civilians on an unsecured file server for at least 18 months, according to a police whistleblower who says the police hierarchy refused to secure the data.

NSW Police Sergeant David Good has confirmed that the detailed locations of most of the state’s registered firearms and their owners were so easily accessible that criminals potentially had access to it in what appears to be a case of gross police administration incompetence.

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