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World Privacy Forum, Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens (Oct. 30, 2013) (full-text).


This report focuses on government use of commercial data brokers, the implications for that usage, and what needs to be done to address privacy problems. The report concludes that if the government is going to outsource its data needs to commercial data brokers, it needs to attach the privacy standards it would have been held to if it had collected the data itself.