New York's Social Security Number Protection Law

Law360, New York (May 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In response to the continued wave of identity theft crimes throughout the state, New York enacted the Social Security Number Protection Law, NY Gen. Bus. § 399-dd, effective Jan. 1, 2008.

The legislation, which applies to any person, firm, partnership, association or corporation (hereinafter referred to as "company(ies)") - excluding the state or its political subdivisions - is designed to 1) limit a company's publication and dissemination of social security numbers in the ordinary course of business, and 2) require companies to implement safeguards preventing persons...
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