Your driver’s license info for sale

TALLAHASSEE – If you have a driver’s license, your information is for sale.

It is the kind of information you may think is private — but the state of Florida is making millions by selling to people who want to sell thing to you.

According to a report from WPTV in West Palm Beach , the state made $62 million last year selling your personal information to certain companies under the Drivers Privacy Protection Act.

It’s all the information most people consider confidential: like your name, address, date of birth, even the type of car you drive.

Ann Howard, a spokesperson with the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, said in a statement that some companies are entitled to the information, like insurance companies and employers.

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