It Is Your Data and Property Stand Up For Yourself
295,451,646 Americans records are currently for sale.
Pressing Privacy Issues
A Danger To Our Military
Approximately 30 Data Brokers are disclosing the home addresses of anyone in the military including which branch they are serving. The information includes both veterans and actively deployed personnel. The details include how many children are in the household and the ages and other personal data. Anyone can find additional details from any number of sites on the internet. Not that long ago anyone doing this would be considered treason, but some brokers are protected by politicians who cater to the industry.
Your Medical History is for sale
The Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“Privacy Rule”) establishes, for the first time, a set of national standards for the protection of certain health information. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued the Privacy Rule to implement the requirement of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”).
Police and Border Patrol Exposed
It doesn’t take a rocket scientisit to undersand that you should not sell where police live. Isis and the Drug Cartels have publicly threatened our law enforcement. Information has already been sold resulting in murder right here in the United States. Large data dealers will sell anything to anyone and dont care who it impacts. Details include who else live in the residence, how many children are present in the home along with their ages.
Tracking Your Car’s Location
License plate tracking is big business. Each time you go through an intersection with a camera, the system takes a picture of your car. It then identifies your license plate. Computer technology then processes the plate and records the number geolocation, data into a database. The system is called, LPR (license plate recognition) and is installed on some police cars. Systems like this are installed across the United States. Transunion sells the information, a history of where you go in your vehicle for 30 dollars.
Stalkers and ID Theft
Personal information brokers are a danger to us all. What gets glossed over by countless new stories, is that internet dealers are responsible for the invention of identification theft in America. Many forms of criminal activity use the dealers to search for details of their prey. Stalkers and drug addicts use the so-called public information sites. Public information is a myth; your information is your property. Think how would it be possible for anyone to own your personal name but you?