ACLU Sues to Stop Online Financial Disclosure Requirement for Federal Workers

Thousands of high-level federal employees turned to the court system Thursday to try to block requirements that would for the first time publish their personal financial information online.
August 3, 2012

Thousands of high-level federal employees turned to the court system Thursday to try to block requirements that would for the first time publish their personal financial information online. The American Civil Liberties Union, in a lawsuit filed at the federal courthouse in Greenbelt, called the Internet disclosure provision an “unprecedented invasion of privacy” that would put nearly 28,000 government workers and their families at high risk for identity theft and other financial fraud.

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