ChoicePoint says it's sorry

Wednesday, 16 March 2005, 8:49 AM EST

ChoicePoint's chief executive apologized Tuesday to 145,000 customers exposed to identity theft but he had difficulty convincing some lawmakers the company was doing enough to resolve the problem.

Derek Smith's testimony before a House Energy and Commerce Committee panel was the first congressional appearance by a ChoicePoint executive since the data broker based in Alpharetta, Georgia, disclosed last month that an enormous security breach compromised private information of Americans across the country.

At Wired.

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