Bills in U.S. Congress target ID theft

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 4:56 AM EST

Expect the U.S. Congress to pass new rules regulating the way companies handle customer data after recent leaks of personal information by data collectors ChoicePoint and LexisNexis, among other companies.

Both Republicans and Democrats complain about ID theft. "Anyone has a near-perfect right to package your personal information and do almost anything they want with it," says Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

By Grant Gross at InfoWorld.

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