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Eye On America (Credit Bureau Records) #338786

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 18, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Schlesinger) Issue of credit bureau information that is stored in computers versus individuals' right to privacy examined. [Computer program marketer Mark CAPPELDINI - talks about marketing.] [Harvard Law School Laurence TRIBE - talks about growing information in "invisible ciberspace."] Two cases in which individuals' lives have been disrupted by mistakes in their credit records outlined. [Mark GUIMOND, James WIGGINS - talk about their errant credit bureau profiles.] [Associated Credit Bureaus Steve FIER - defends system.] Equifax Service's response to allegations by Wiggins mentioned.

Chung, Connie;
Schlesinger, Richard

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