Drivers' Privacy Claims Against Minnesota Officials Tossed By Federal Judge

Drivers' Privacy Claims Against Minnesota Officials Tossed By Federal Judge

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A Minnesota federal judge on Sept. 20 dismissed class claims accusing state officials of being liable for violations of the Drivers' Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and drivers' constitutional right to privacy after a former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) employee viewed private data from motor vehicle records without proper authorization (Jennifer Kiminski, et al. v. John Hunt, et al., No. 13-185, D. Minn.).

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