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Thursday, January 26, 2006

FTC imposes $10M fine against ChoicePoint for data breach

"The breach resulted in the compromise of nearly 160,000 consumer records last year

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has imposed a $10 million civil penalty against data aggregator ChoicePoint Inc. for a massive data security breach that resulted in the compromise of nearly 160,000 consumer records last year"