Katherine Proctor reports:
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles violates privacy and the state constitution by illegally retaining and reporting confidential criminal history records, six Californians claim in a class action in state court.
Five pseudonymous plaintiffs and Steve Thomasberger sued the DMV and its director Jean Shiomoto on Wednesday, accusing them of violating the Information Practices Act, due process, the vehicle code and other charges. The 50-page lawsuit in Alameda County Court includes 63 pages of exhibits.
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