Jan 192014
 
 January 19, 2014  Breaches

Sometimes what we typically think of as non-sensitive information can be problematic in the wrong hands. This case is a useful reminder of that.

J Allen Carnes who owns about 4000 acres of farmland in Uvalde, Texas, 90 minutes from the Mexican border, today reacted to the Environmental Protection Agency’s weak apology for releasing private information on farmers and ranchers across the United States.

Carnes says he is outraged that the EPA gave farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information, from their home addresses, to email addresses, telephone numbers, personal notes and more, to environmental activists under the guise of the Freedom of Information Act putting the agriculture community at risk for agro-terrorism.

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