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Re: AIDs testing and privacy

On Wed, 7 Sep 1994, Timothy C. May wrote:

> Actually, I'm kidding. But not by much. The amount of cross-linking is
> astounding, but not once you think about the infrasructure set up to
> compile the credit dossiers, the collusion with the government on
> these dossiers (I've posted before about Witness Security and false
> identities the credit reporting Big Three agree to falsify), etc.

There are two pieces in the current comp.risks digest (16.39) about 
cross-linking of US databases. References are to a cover story in 
Business Week.  Highlights are hospitals selling name/address info on 
families with newborns and one state having sold it's drivers' licence 

-- Rolf

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