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4 Sanders staffers accessed Clinton data, 3 at the direction of Uretsky (national data director) (Original Post) hill2016 Dec 2015 OP
Of course they knew. But somehow, this is all the fault of DWS, HRC and the DNC leftofcool Dec 2015 #1
I think he was trying to show someone they notifed the software company months ago LiberalArkie Dec 2015 #2
K&R RandySF Dec 2015 #3


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2. I think he was trying to show someone they notifed the software company months ago
Fri Dec 18, 2015, 09:54 AM
Dec 2015

about the problem.

In a statement, Michael Briggs, a spokesman for the Sanders campaign told the Guardian the issue was the result of systemic failures by NGP-VAN. “Sadly, the vendor who runs the DNC’s voter file program continues to make serious errors,” said Briggs. “On more than one occasion, the vendor has dropped the firewall between the data of different Democratic campaigns. Our campaign months ago alerted the DNC to the fact that campaign data was being made available to other campaigns. At that time our campaign did not run to the media, relying instead on assurances from the vendor.”

He added of Wednesday’s incident: “Unfortunately, yesterday, the vendor once again dropped the firewall between the campaigns for some data. After discussion with the DNC it became clear that one of our staffers accessed some modeling data from another campaign. That behavior is unacceptable and that staffer was immediately fired. We are as interested as anyone in making sure that the software flaws are corrected since mistakes by the DNC’s vendor also have made our records vulnerable. We are working with the DNC and the vendor and hope that this kind of lapse will not occur again.”

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