From the why-on-earth-is-this-legal-in-AU dept., Mike Duffy reports:
Civil libertarians have been left outraged by a public database which shows household credit ratings.
It’s information anyone can look up, all that is needed is an address.
Credit rating companies keep track of past financial behaviour to predict a person’s credit worthiness.
Now companies are able to access a credit risk rating that has been applied to every household in Australia.
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