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U.S. lawmakers try to restrict usage of Social Security numbers

The possibility that U.S. lawmakers might restrict the widespread use of Social Security numbers in commerce because of consumer privacy issues is prompting concern in the financial services industry.

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August 6, 2007Ted Jarvi of Tempe, Ariz., writes: We ought to start by getting the VA to quit using SSN’s as VA claim numbers. That’s got to be one of the biggest changes that could possibly be made.

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