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Data breach victims get $19.05 payout

Data breach victims get $19.05 payout

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Sep 23 2010 5:50AM
Reed Elsevier acquires ChoicePoint in US$4.1 billion deal

Reed Elsevier acquires ChoicePoint in US$4.1 billion deal

ChoicePoint, whose watershed breach prompted a burst of state disclosure laws, has been acquired by LexisNexis information service parent, Reed Elsevier, for US$4.1 billion, the two companies announced Thursday.
Feb 22 2008 10:05AM
ChoicePoint settles with 44 states over 2005 breach

ChoicePoint settles with 44 states over 2005 breach

ChoicePoint, the data broker hit with the largest fine in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) history, has now settled with 44 states over a 2005 breach that compromised the personal information of 163,000 people.
Jun 4 2007 10:37AM
Feds slap ChoicePoint with $15M penalty

Feds slap ChoicePoint with $15M penalty

ChoicePoint has agreed to pay $15 million in fines and consumer redress to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its record-handling procedures violated consumers’ privacy rights and federal laws, the agency announced today.
Jan 26 2006 9:32PM
ChoicePoint hacker indicted

ChoicePoint hacker indicted

The man who received 16 months jail time for dealing in personal information taken from ChoicePoint has now also been indicted for fraudulently accessing consumer financial records.
Sep 1 2005 12:35PM
ChoicePoint CEO apologizes for security breach

ChoicePoint CEO apologizes for security breach

ChoicePoint Chairman and CEO Derek Smith, appearing before a Congressional committee, apologized to 145,000 consumers whose personal information was exposed to criminals.
Mar 16 2005 10:36PM
Choicepoint appoints privacy head to "regain trust"

Choicepoint appoints privacy head to "regain trust"

Data broker Choicepoint has moved to reassure customers after a recent security scare by appointing a credential, compliance and privacy officer.
Mar 9 2005 2:47PM
Choicepoint cuts data sales after security nightmare

Choicepoint cuts data sales after security nightmare

Consumer data-mining company Choicepoint has decided to discontinue the sale of some sensitive consumer data, following a hacking attempt on its database.
Mar 7 2005 5:09PM

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