After dozens of people raised privacy concerns, the North Dakota Supreme Court has suspended online access to court documents, reports U.S. News & World Report. The online access began Jan. 1 to eliminate the barrier of people having to request records at the courthouse. But not all documents comply with a 2009 privacy rule that Social Security numbers, birthdates, minors’ names and other information be redacted. “As far as protecting private information, out of an abundance of prudence, we want to take a step back, try to evaluate where we’re at, try to look where we can go in the future,” State Court Administrator Sally Holewa said.
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