Three years ago the judge was involved in a motor vehicle accident and he accessed the judiciary database 17 times to find information about the other driver, including his ID number and records of prior brushes with the law. The JEC ordered the judge's salary be docked for three months and the case be referred to Taiwan's top watchdog agency which has the authority to impeach civil servants.
"[The judge] abused his position to infringe on someone’s privacy by conducting searches into confidential judiciary files." - Judge Evaluation Committeeit is unclear why it took three years to discover the privacy breach. Organizations seeking to proactively detect inappropriate access can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Judge disciplined for use of position to breach privacy - www.TaipeiTimes.com,2014 12/28/