Tuesday, July 17, 2007

U.S. House Proposal Would Imprison SSN Fraudsters

Anne Broache writes on the C|Net News Blog:

A sweeping attempt at curbing use of Social Security numbers by the government and the private sector has just emerged in the U.S. Congress.

Reversing a frequent trend of new bills sitting around for a while, this one is already scheduled to go up for a preliminary vote in the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday. The idea, framed as necessary to reduce instances of identity theft, is nothing new.

More here.


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