Aug 302014
 August 30, 2014  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Newstalk ZB reports:

Cameron Slater is laying a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner over John Key releasing an email which led to the resignation of Judith Collins.

An anonymous email was handed to the Prime Minister’s chief of staff last night alleging Ms Collins had undermined the former head of the Serious Fraud Office Adam Feeley, an office she was in charge of.

John Key’s not saying where the email came from – but it was written by Slater.

The Whale Oil blogger says the Prime Minister has released his private communication.

Read more on Newstalk ZB.

It might be a good thing for the Prime Minister that the New Zealand Privacy Commissioner’s use of “naming and shaming” doesn’t go into effect until November 1. It might be awkward if the PM was among the first named and shamed, if Slater’s allegations are proven true.

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