Holy Shit! Andhra Pradesh Tracked Medicines You Bought And Published Your Name And Address #privacy

An unsecured dashboard on the Anna Sanjivini website allowed anyone with an internet connection to access the names and phone numbers of everyone who has bought medicines from every single govt owned medical store.
This interface (now taken down) contained thousands of pages of daily data and each order shows the Order ID, the Store Operator ID, Customer name, Customer phone number, details of the medicines, and the money paid.
So it doesn’t matter whether you bought a condom or a viagra – your details are online !

No wrong intention, but (over enthusiastic) govt doesn’t really knows the value of data and this ignorance is a bigger privacy threat than anything.

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