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Identity Theft

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Judicial Watch

In an appalling example of government negligence, the U.S. Census Bureau has hired hundreds of serious criminals to enter the homes of unsuspecting Americans to gather statistics for the 2010 count. The astounding information was made public this w

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Oklahoma House of Representatives Media Division

State Rep. Charles Key returned to the U.S. from a trip to China just in time to learn of what U.S. authorities are calling the largest case of identity theft in the U.S.The case involves three men who are accused of stealing more than 130 million credit card and debit card numbers

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BeatTheChip.blogspot.com

Radio Frequency ID chip technologies are "too vulnerable in too many ways," according to Chris Paget, an ethical hacker and partner for H4RDW4RE, a new company creating privacy and security solutions to existing RFID problems in the marketplace. The public has been made aware of RFID or Radio Frequency ID technologies commissioned for national identity documents: passports, Enhanced Drivers Licenses, TWIC cards, Speed Passes and even Tribal Identity Cards. Unfortunately, RFID as a government sanctioned technology earned a big brother reputation from its ability to track a persons current location, storing and conveying private information from 20 - 30 feet away.

News Link • Global Reported By Sheila Dean
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World Net Daily (They ROCK!)

 The Honolulu Advertiser published photostats of the original long-form birth certificates of twin daughters born to Eleanor Nordyke at Kapi'olani Maternity and Gynecological Hospital Aug. 5, 1961, one day after Obama was supposedly born at the same facility.

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Christian Science Monitor

The recent hacking into Boston's mass transit system by three local university students underscores a much broader problem: More than a billion mass-transit fare cards and door-swipe badges worldwide have a security weakness.

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AP

Personal information on about 650,000 customers of J.C. Penney and up to 100 other retailers could be compromised after a computer tape went missing. GE Money, which handles credit card operations for Penney and many other retailers, said the missing

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Are multi-national companies playing fast and loose with our personal information? From personal experience, I would say yes! With all of the warnings we get regarding identity theft, why are large multi-national corporations treating their customers

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The Newspaper

The Orange County Superior Court signed a $1.5 million contract in March 2006 to hand over half-a-million traffic tickets every year to Cal Coast Data Entry (CCDE) in Nogales, Mexico. Don't worry though, Sonoran police promise every processor goe

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Tech Blog

PC World reports that an online database operated by the Texas Sec of State is exposing sensitive personal information -- including Social Security numbers -- in searchable documents online. The story, which looks at the state's SOSDirect Web Si

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AP

A stolen computer storage device contained more than twice the number of taxpayers' identifications than had been previously reporte, Gov. Ted Strickland said Wednesday, but he emphasized there is still no indication the data have been compromise

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Physorg

Now, experts are warning that photocopiers could be a culprit as well. That's because most digital copiers manufactured in the past five years have disk drives - the same kind of data-storage mechanism found in computers - to reproduce documents

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WCBS-TV (NY)

CBS 2 camera recently went undercover to tell you about a scam many people don't know about. It starts in your local post office, and right now there is nothing you can do to stop it. An identity thief hijacked Steve Zuckerman's name by ste

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NME

(I know I'm being cute here) Australina country singer Keith Urban has filed a suite against a New Jersey painter also called Keith Urban, claiming the painter's use of the domain Keithurban.com is misleading. The painter's website says

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AP

(If your get caught with pot, minimum mandatory of 5 to 15 years) The co-founder of a web site that investigators claimed was on the largest online centers for trafficking in stolen identity information and credit cards was senteneced Thursday to 2

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Associated Press

Records containing personal information on more than 150,000 voters are missing at city election offices, and officials are trying to determine if the files were lost, moved or stolen. [Who cares? They sell your information anyway.]

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