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Nonpublic Record

A record that a government holds but has not released to the public. Examples include findings from investigations or consumer complaints. In the United States, a Freedom of Information Act request is required to access nonpublic records. Most of the time, FOIA requests must be honored.
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Kurt Sanford, President and CEO of LexisNexis Corporate and Federal Markets, today told the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, that LexisNexis is enhancing security procedures and requirements for customers across all businesses and will further restrict full display of Social Security Numbers (SSN) in non-public records and Drivers License Numbers (DLN).
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