London HIV clinic that revealed patients’ names faces legal action

Hundreds of cases likely to be brought in wake of data breach, claims lawyer

The lawyer investigating claims on behalf of a number of patients whose identities were mistakenly revealed last week by an HIV clinic has said that it could face hundreds of legal claims.

The 56 Dean Street clinic in London’s Soho sent a newsletter last Tuesday to around 780 patients who were copied into the “To” section of the email, rather than anonymously via the “bcc” address bar. This meant that, instead of hiding the personal details of those on its recipient list, it included their full names and email addresses. A spokesman for the clinic acknowledged that the mistake was caused by human error. The Information Commissioner’s Office is making inquiries.

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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection PS4 bundle launches alongside game

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is less than a month away, and Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 bundle to launch alongside it. The bundle includes a PS4 and a voucher for The Nathan Drake Collection for the same price as a standard system.

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London’s black-cab drivers use rival app to compete with upstart Uber

Taxi drivers in the capital are using Uber’s own weapon, the smartphone app, in their latest attempt to fight back agains the US company

A bank of monitors in the reception area of the Victorian office block that is the headquarters for London’s black-taxi drivers shows rolling videos of cabs blocking streets in central London this year and last in protest at the rise of rival car service Uber.

It seems a trifle negative for a body representing drivers who pride themselves on getting people around the capital quickly, comfortably and safely.

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