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Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens | Discussion and Analysis of the OMB Do Not Pay Guidance

The best starting point for understanding the OMB Do Not Pay memo is with the legal framework behind the Do Not Pay Initiative. The Initiative derives from a combination of little-noticed executive orders and updates to existing laws.

In 2009, Executive Order 13520, Reducing Improper Payments, [29] directed agencies to identify “ways in which information sharing may improve eligibility verification and pre-payment scrutiny.” This was the start of the current Do Not Pay Initiative.

Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens | Executive Summary

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Data Brokers and the Federal Government: A New Front in the Battle for Privacy Opens | All Appendices

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Letter to FTC re: Equifax sales of consumer info to predatory lenders

In 2012, the US Federal Trade Commission brought a remarkable case against Equifax for selling consumer financial information — which included credit scores and late mortgage payment information– to companies offering services to consumers in financial distress. The World Privacy Forum commented to the FTC on this case, which was important for a number of reasons.