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Trapped in a Web: The Exploitation of Personal Data in Hungary’s 2022 Elections | HRW

The [Human Rights Watch] report finds that data collected by the state for administering public services, such as registering for the Covid vaccine, administering tax benefits, and mandatory membership in professional associations, was repurposed to spread Fidesz’s campaign messages.

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