Aug 072009
 August 7, 2009  Posted by  Business, Court

West Publishing disclosed and tried to sell millions of drivers’ personal information on one of its Web sites, according to a federal class action. The class claims the Minnesota-based legal publishing giant violated their privacy by posting their names, addresses, VIN numbers, vehicle descriptions and license plate numbers on the Internet for “commercial purposes and profit.”

West published a searchable online database of “highly restricted” personal information of millions of drivers from 28 states and the District of Columbia, according to the complaint.

Read more on Courthouse News.
Related: Complaint (pdf)

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