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One Agency's Idea of Personal Privacy: Geographic Coodinates

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· Story link LA Times transportation writer Ralph Vartabedian tells the story of one man’s struggle to get valuable accident…

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LA Times transportation writer Ralph Vartabedian tells the story of one man’s struggle to get valuable accident data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Amazingly, the agency refused a FOIA request for geographic coordinates of accidents, contending disclosure would violate the privacy of the dead victims of auto accidents. (7/5/07)