Monday, July 04, 2011
Eric W. Dolan, Raw Story
Submitted by: Kevin J. Ziruolo

Florida Earns $62 million Selling Driver’s License Info

[Raw Story] The State of Florida profited $62,968,946 from the sale of Floridians driver's license information in the last fiscal year, a practice that has been occurring almost unknown for years.

[excerpt] I-Team investigator Michael George reported that the state's Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles sells drivers' license information, including Floridians full name, date of birth, address, and driver’s license number, to eleven different companies that have pledged to use the information for legal purposes other than advertising. 

The companies are: 

  1. Acxiom Information Securities Service Inc.
  2. Choice Point
  3. E-Funds
  4. Explore Information Services
  5. LexisNexis
  6. Line Barge
  7. Goggan Blair, & Simpson, Inc.
  8. SC Services
  9. ShadowSoft
  10. TLO LLC
  11. West Services Inc.
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