Think Your ID Is Secure? We Found It Online.Quicklink submitted By David Bloys Permalink
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All across America, county offices are succumbing to the demands of data brokers to sell their stash of community identities at wholesale prices. Using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), they take county registries of deeds and recorder offices to court - and often win. Or, they simply hand over enough cash to satiate your local registrar and walk away with your life history.