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The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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Wednesday, April 13, 2005
According to testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, both ChoicePoint and Lexis-Nexis admitted to previous incidents in which the individuals involved were not informed. Read more about it at Computerworld:
Data brokers didn't notify consumers of past breaches - Computerworld:
"APRIL 13, 2005 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) - WASHINGTON -- Two large data brokers that recently reported data breaches potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of U.S. residents have been compromised in the past and have not notified victims, executives from the two companies told a U.S. Senate committee today...."
Things are looking worse and worse for the data aggregation industry in the United States.
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