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The 4th Circuit ruled last week that a Virginia woman could continue to publish government officials’ Social Security numbers online as part of her crusade against government violations of privacy on the internet.

Betty “B.J.” Ostergen, an information privacy advocate, has been posting government employees’ personal data, including SSNs, on her website [...]

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Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and its effects are staggering. Not only has identity theft left over ten million victims at an average cost of $6,383 per incident, it has also made many people leery of shopping on the Internet. One in three adults during the Christmas season [...]

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