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Defense Dept. hit with $4.9B lawsuit over data breach

There are 1 comment on the ComputerWorld story from Oct 14, 2011, titled Defense Dept. hit with $4.9B lawsuit over data breach. In it, ComputerWorld reports that:

The U.S. Department of Defense has been hit with a $4.9 billion lawsuit over a recently disclosed data breach involving TRICARE , a healthcare system for active and retired military personnel and their families.

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The Grouchy Monkey

Hampton, VA

#1 Oct 16, 2011
While the claim might have some validity, the 1000usd/claimant is simply horseshit.
A shame really, as the faulty procedure which allowed the release of private info needs fixed, no question, but the threat of a 4.9B payout will obfuscate that fixing...

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