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 July 11, 2010  Posted by  Business, Misc

Joe Guillen reports:

The state of Ohio has collected millions of dollars selling records with your name, address, driver’s license number and other personal information so it can be used in all sorts of ways, from crafting insurance policies to screening job candidates.

Since 2005, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles has sold more than 1.39 trillion records containing personal information to various companies, municipalities and other customers for about $42 million, according to state records.

Read more in the Plain Dealer.

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