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  • by vsergu (505) on 2003.06.29 14:30 (#21531) Journal
    In the US, credit agencies are required to give you a copy of your report free if you are turned down for credit because of it. There's still the bureaucracy to wade through, but at least you don't have to pay for (possibly fake) information about yourself. I'm surprised the situation is worse in the UK, considering that Europe at least pretends to care about privacy of personal data.
    • Yes - we have the Data Protection Act that lays down fairly strict rules and a data Commisioner that enforces them

      We are quite well protected but there is a lot red tap to get through and most people don't have the time rather than the money to sort out problems.

      The privacy is pretty well preserved on the whole but I think the system needs updating to be more like you mentioned - free credit report if you get turned down for credit would be a tremendous step.

      The problem lies with o2 and those providin


      @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
      print reverse @JAPH;