ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 07, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Stark) The presence on the computer Internet of personal financial histories of millions of Americans examined; details given of the way in which these records can be accessed via Social Security records. [Social Security Administration Joan WAINWRIGHT - comments.] [ABC reporter Gina SMITH - shows her own income records.] The issues of privacy and access to financial information noted. ["Privacy Times" newsletter Evan HENDRICKS - explains why financial information might be accessed.] [ACLU Don HAINES - criticizes the availability.]
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