Vice reports the California Department of Motor Vehicles is selling drivers’ data to private investigators and bail bondsmen. An internal document obtained through a California Public Records Act request lists 98,000 entities that have access to DMV data, including insurance firms, as well as commercial requesters. Data can include a driver’s name, address, ZIP code, birthdate, phone number and email. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., said it is “an appalling betrayal of the public’s trust.”
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