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LA County supervisors move to help business owners hit by data leak – Daily News

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors directed its staff on Tuesday, Aug. 30, to identify resources that could be offered to assist operators of hundreds of food trucks or other mobile-food facilities who had their personal information erroneously published on a county website.

The county Department of Public Health announced last week that some operators whose food businesses underwent health inspections over the past two years had their personal information erroneously posted on the agency’s website.

The information — including names, driver’s license numbers and possibly dates of birth — has since been removed from the Environmental Health Division’s website, but county officials said they have been working to contact people who were affected.

It was not immediately clear when the information was posted or how long it was publicly accessible online, but county officials said the release affected operators of 806…

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