FCW: Login.gov is getting new anti-fraud tools, but privacy advocate raises concerns

November 28, 2022

However, there remains apprehension around issues of privacy and accuracy, said Jake Wiener, Counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center. 

It is a “huge concern that they’re using LexisNexis,” which “is in the upper echelon of data brokers who suck in massive amounts of information, almost always without meaningful consent from the people whose information they’re collecting, and then sell it back to the government and private companies,” he said.

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