Thursday, July 31, 2014

DRACONIAN SOLUTION FOR A NON-PROBLEM

Missouri State Senator Paul LeVota (D-Independence) has proposed legislation that would redact Social Security numbers from online death certificates, even though the last Missouri death certificates available online date from 1963:

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NOTE: As numerous people like Dick Eastman have noted, if banks/mortgage lenders/auto finance companies/etc would just check the Social Security Death Index like good genealogists do every day, identity theft of the sort suggested in the article would not be possible.

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