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Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Oklahoma Sells Birth Dates as Legislators Try to Block Access

While the state legislature considers restricting public access to birth dates of state employees, The Oklahoman reports that Oklahoma has made at least $65 million selling the same personal information from its motor vehicle records to private companies like NIC Inc., ChoicePoint/LexisNexis, Insurance Information Exchange, American Driving Records, and Acxiom Information Security Services.

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