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Banking Privacy

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Banking Privacy

Banking Privacy

Banking Privacy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Privacy groups are struggling to make sure a major banking reform bill now in Congress includes new privacy protections for bank customers. They say that as banks move into new businesses, they obtain and sometimes sell bank account information and other personal financial data that consumers may view as private. The industry has argued that such protections would make it impossible to take advantage of the de-regulation the bill is supposed to provide. NPR's Larry Abramson reports.