California cuts off aid to ID thieves

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 9:09 AM EST

The California secretary of state's office has shut down portions of its website after it was discovered it had been selling hundreds of thousands of public documents containing social security numbers and signatures, a practice that lasted for years. Several other states have also made available materials that reveal personal information, although it's not clear which, if any, have curbed the policy.

At The Register.

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