Florida DMV sells personal information to private companies, marketing firms

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hawki, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "...I-Team Investigator Adam Walser obtained records showing the state sold information on Florida drivers and ID cardholders to more than 30 private companies, including marketing firms, bill collectors, insurance companies and data brokers in the business of reselling information.

    The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles raked in more than $77 million for driver and ID cardholder information sales in fiscal 2017..."

    https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/...ormation-to-private-companies-marketing-firms
     
  2. mood

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    DMVs Are Selling Your Data to Private Investigators
    September 6, 2019
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...vate-investigators-making-millions-of-dollars
     
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    mood Updates Team

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    The California DMV Is Making $50M a Year Selling Drivers’ Personal Information
    November 25, 2019
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...m-a-year-selling-drivers-personal-information
     
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