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ChoicePoint to pay $15 million over data leak

Data broker ChoicePoint will pay $15 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its lax procedures violated consumer protection laws, the agency said Thursday. Under the settlement, the Atlanta-based company agreed to hand over $10 million in civil penalties to the FTC, the largest civil fine in the agency’s history. It will also provide $5 million to recompense consumers who suffered as a result of ChoicePoint’s actions. Full Story

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