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Software Glitch Compromises 400K Organ Donor Records

When people decide to become an organ donor, they trust that their final wishes will be carried out and in good hands when the day comes. Unfortunately, that may not be the case, as a recently discovered software glitch in Britain has compromised ... the donation preferences of 444,031 people. The discrepancies were first discovered back in March 2010 and found to have existed between the organ donation information found on Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agencies (DVLA) application forms and the information recorded in the British Organ Donor Register (ODR). Twelve-Year-Old Software Glitch ... (view more)

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