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How Much Is Your Driver’s License Worth? For California’s DMV: Millions.

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In a time where every shred of your personal data appears to be up for sale, even California’s own government isn’t immune from a good deal.
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles has sold driver’s license data to commercial buyers for at least the last six fiscal years, a new report from Motherboard, the tech arm of Vice News, states.
California isn’t the only state selling drivers’ data to private vendors. While the individual pieces of driver data sold varies from each state, all usually contain at least the driver’s name and address.

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