Monday, September 05, 2005

Technological measures to remove sensitive information from public records

The Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Florida has contracted with Exact Systems of Wisconsin to implement an automated system to redact sensitive information from public records. The system reviews documents for social security numbers, bank account numbers and the like and blacks it out. See Company offers shield from identity theft.

I just hope they use a different technique than the one discussed in this previous post: The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Security problems with hidden data in Acrobat PDF files.

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