Theft of data is a real and growing issue for individuals in the United States and around the world. This link lists the compromised data sources and the cause, just since the ChoicePoint breach of 15 February 2005. http://www.privacyrights.org/ar/ChronDataBreaches.htm This listing, compiled by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, shows that more that the personal privacy data of more than 50 million US citizens has been compromised in this period of barely more than 6 months.
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