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Report: Firm Tracking Purchase, Transaction Histories Of Millions Maybe Not Really Anonymising Them

Report: Firm Tracking Purchase, Transaction Histories Of Millions Maybe Not Really Anonymising Them

The nation’s largest financial data broker, Yodlee,holds extensive and supposedly anonymised banking and credit card transaction histories on millions of Americans. Internal documents obtained by Motherboard, however, appear to indicate that Yodlee clients could potentially de-anonymize those records by simply downloading a giant text file and poking around in it…