A NH judge has ruled that the winner of the $560 million Powerball jackpot last January does not have to disclose their identity.

In an article at unionleader.com,

Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Charles S. Temple issued an order Monday ruling that the commission can not disclose the identity of the woman, known in court papers as “Jane Doe,” to any person or entity unless authorized by law pursuant to any future right-to-know requests.

Temple’s ruling allowed for the woman’s hometown to be disclosed in response to a right-to-know request because the town’s name is not covered by privacy interest.

This is GREAT news as far as I'm concerned.

As I've written and said numerous times on this topic, it should be no one's business who wins any amount of cash in any lottery game.

You could be very well putting people in harms way, either through computer hacking into bank accounts, or even physical harm.

I applaud the judge's decision today!

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