Jan 272012
 
 January 27, 2012  Business

Juliana Gruenwald reports:

A Federal Trade Commission official asked data brokers on Thursday to shine light on their own activities by giving consumers access to the data collected about them and a chance to fix incorrect information.

Data brokers mine cell phone records, addresses, social security numbers, and other personal information for clients that use their services, often as an alternative to credit reports.

Read more on National Journal.

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