Mayor Reading Names and Addresses of People on Facebook Live
|Mayor Reading Names and Addresses of People on Facebook Live|
|Short Title||Mayor of St.Louis Read Names and Addresses of People on Facebook Live|
|Solove Harm||Disclosure, Increased Accessibility|
|Information||Identifying, Location, Contact|
|Threat Actors||Mayor of St.Louis, Facebook|
|Affected||People of St.Louis who submitted letters to the mayor|
|High Risk Groups||Political Activists|
Mayor of St.Louis read names and addresses of people who submitted letters to her advocating to defund the police.
In June 2020 during a Facebook Live mayor of St.Louis Lyda Krewson read about 10 names and partial addresses of people who were advocating for defunding the police.Disclosure
The information came from the letters submitted to the mayor from people who were earlier demonstrating in front of the city hall.
Even though the letters submitted to Krewson are public and can be available to anyone requesting, broadcasting personal information of the senders on Facebook can be interpreted as Increased Accessibility.
This was done in the context of mayors tri-weekly updates to the public during the global COVID19 pandemic, in an effort to be transparent.
She then has apologised for publishing personal information of these people, and the video was deleted from Facebook.