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HEARING: Hearing on Protecting the Privacy of the Social Security Number from Identity Theft

June 21, 2007 — Hearing   


The Subcommittee will examine what role the SSN plays in identity theft, and the steps that can be taken to increase SSN privacy and thereby limit its availability to identity thieves and other criminals.  The hearing will examine how SSNs are currently used, what risks to individuals and businesses arise from its widespread use and options to restrict its use in the public and private sectors.

Hearing Transcript

SUBCOMMITTEE: Social Security