Apr 202010
 April 20, 2010  Breaches, Youth & Schools

Jed Boal reports:

You must prove your age to play Utah Youth Soccer. However, some parents fear the current policy puts their kids’ identities at risk.

It’s not fair when a 16-year-old steps onto the soccer field to play against the 12-year-olds. So, the Utah Youth Soccer Association scans birth certificates into a restricted database that the leagues can access.
“To me, [the] risk just isn’t worth it, to be collecting that kind of personal information.” – Richard Hamp, Assistant Utah Attorney General

Some parents say the policy collects too much information, and an assistant attorney general agrees.

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