The AP reports:
The Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights say personal information is so vulnerable now that it was able to go on the Internet and purchase the Social Security numbers and home addresses of U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, CIA Director George Tenet and Attorney General John Ashcroft, and Karl Rove, the president’s chief political adviser.
The info cost $26 each.
Inspired by the Net’s trend toward disintermediation, I’ve decided to cut out the middleman. What am I bid for my Social Security number? Act now and I’ll throw in a Mastercard with $1,700 of credit still available…
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