Drivers Take DMV Personal Info Sharing Case To High Court

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 9:50 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Illinois drivers urged the U.S. Supreme Court last week to review a Seventh Circuit decision holding that companies can obtain drivers' personal information from motor vehicle departments to resell to legally authorized parties.

Three plaintiffs filed a petition for writ of certiorari March 8 challenging a September ruling in favor of defendant West Publishing Co. A three-judge panel found that the Driver's Privacy Protection Act allows the disclosure of drivers' personal information for certain purposes, and companies can obtain information from state...
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