FAST FIVE: Infuriating Report Reveals DMVs Across The US Are Selling Your Personal Info & Making Millions
But more infuriating than long lines and power-tripping bureaucrats, however, it the fact that according to a new report, these power-tripping bureaucrats are selling your data to private entities.
And they are making millions doing it.
Ever wonder where all these spam calls for credit cards and vehicle warranties come from.
“For survivors, their safety may depend on their ability to keep this type of information private.” While many will find this information infuriating, everything these DMVs are doing is entirely legal and falls under the ironically titled law, the Driver's Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) of 1994.
These institutions all claim to exist to protect our privacy and our data while at the same time selling us out at the drop of a hat.