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Choicepoint Roundup, March 7

  • Saturday’s New York Times reports (thanks Alex for the pointer):

    Lt. Ronnie Williams, project director of the Southern California Identity Theft Task Force, which is investigating the ChoicePoint case, said that the breach was brought to his agency’s attention in late October, and that on Nov. 23, the agency asked the company to delay notifying consumers for 30 days. But Lieutenant Williams said that ChoicePoint was free to disclose the breach as early as Jan. 1. The first public announcement from the company came on Feb. 15.

  • The AJC is digging into the timelines.
  • Finally, today’s Two Minutes Hate comes to you from Technorati, who says no one cares anymore.

All my prior Choicepoint posts are listed here.