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Florida coronavirus data whistle-blower Rebekah Jones could face prison after agents raid home

A top data scientist who helped build Florida’s Covid-19 dashboard and alleges she was fired from her government job because she refused to manipulate data, could face five years in prison if charged with cybercrime offences.The Tallahassee home of Rebekah Jones was raided on Monday by Florida law enforcement agents executing a search warrant on suspicion that Jones hacked into a state Department of Health communications system, said Rick Swearingen, commissioner of the Florida Department of…

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