Nov 302010
 November 30, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Court

The Associated Press reports:

A federal judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit can be filed against Florida over the sale of personal driver’s license information to a private firm.

The lawsuit claims the state, specifically the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, improperly sold about 30 million personal records between 2005 and 2009 to Shadowsoft Inc., an Irving, Texas-based Internet marketer. Shadowsoft then sold the information to other firms that target consumers.

Read more on First Coast News.

The case is Welch v. Theodorides-Bustle and was  previously mentioned on in January of this year.

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