Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has called for greater protections for personal information, including public records, health information and DNA sequences.
The State of Texas made millions of dollars selling your name, address, and even what kind of car you drive.
The government is investigating whether companies that make apps have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information and sharing it.
A state agency has declined to release documents about the accidental online posting of the personal information of 3.5 million Texans.
The release of personal information of 3.5 million Texans was a result of “human error,” State Comptroller Susan Combs said.
Several state agencies exposed the personal information of 3.5 million Texans last year, including Social Security Numbers, birth dates, and driver’s license numbers.