Florida State sues DMV for data brokering license information

Posted: December 2, 2010 in data surveillance, drivers license, Florida

c/o The Palm Beach Post @CNS News

A lawsuit against the state of Florida over the sale of personal driver’s license information to a private firm may proceed as a class action, a federal judge has ruled.

The suit claims the state, specifically the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, improperly sold personal information gleaned from about 31 million driver’s license records to Shadowsoft Inc., an Irving, Texas-based Internet marketer. Shadowsoft then sold the information to other firms that target consumers.

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