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Metro Employee Accused of Illegally Accessing Driver’s License Records

In Minnesota, Metro Transit confirmed an investigation of one of its employees who was accused of illegally accessing private information from the Department of Public Safety website.  According to sources, the employee looked up the names and photos of driver’s license data more than 7,000 times.

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Westfield Requires Driver’s License Number for Dog License

Westfield instituted a new rule to require people to provide their driver’s license information to obtain a dog license.  The city hopes to facilitate an easier way to return lost dogs by having owner driver’s license information.  Oftentimes, owners will move without forwarding their street address, which presents major obstacles when trying to return a dog.  However, many dog owners have raises concern regarding privacy issues of divulging their personal information.

To read the full article, please visit the MassLive Website.