Dog...a similar even was attempted in Oregon 3 years ago. As a Non Resident CCW holder I would have been at risk...BUT...in Oregon these records are maintained by the County Sherrif's Offices. The Multnomah County Sheriff contacted me via letter, informed me of the request and provided a form letter allowing me to check any one of 6 reason I felt that release of this info would harm me. Signing and returning the letter ensured my information was not compromissed.
This LEO showed leadership, intelligence, and genuine care for the safety of permit holders he had issued permits two...and I would folow him through the gates of hell for the common sense he displayed.
On the contrary...NY LEO's broke the law by releasing the same information on pistol permit holders...then said absolutely nothing for over a week despite the fact that the release and publishing of this info was criminal.
Then...all the sudden...hackers who share my belief that "what's good for the goose is good for the gander" jumped in with both feet to ensure that IF NY Law Enforcement could not/would not protect law abiding gun owners...then NY Law Enforcement would JOIN law abiding gun owners by sharing the exposure.
I support this because the only organization on earth capable of slapping the "bosses" is the LEO Unions and NOW that rank and file cops have been exposed, you cab bet we will finally see action in NY.
Now that the rest of the National has seen first hand that any attempt to expose law abiding gun owners will result in the exposure of there own LEO's...They will ALL be scrambling to ensure that there citizens gun owner status is NOT subject to the freedom of information act...
I'm sorry fellas...I know I'm often thinking 10 steps ahead of some of you.
Given ^^THIS^^ explanation, I hope you can all see that my intent is to protect ALL OF US and if takes exposing cops who failed to protect info and chose to do nothing about it...so be it.
Hardball Time Gentlemen...Can't make that omelet without cracking a few eggs.