Monthly Archives: May 2023

Bankruptcy Data and PACER

Bankruptcies data, unlike Liens and Judgements, are collected and maintained on a federal level by the United States Bankruptcy Court and is made available through several pubic sources including PACER (https://pacer.uscourts.gov/)

Lien and Judgment Data

Liens and judgments are legal claims made against an individual or business for failure to pay debts owed to creditors. Private companies often collect this information through various methods such as searching public records, conducting interviews, or purchasing data from other sources. The information is then compiled into databases that can be accessed by potential […]

Texas DPS’s Big Oops!

On February 27th 2023, The Texas Tribune reported that the Texas DPS (Department of Public Safety) accidentally sent more than 3,000 drivers licenses to an organized crime group which was targeting Asian Texas. Read the full article here: https://www.texastribune.org/2023/02/27/texas-drivers-license-theft-dps/ That’s a lot to unpack! How did this happen, how did they discover it, and what […]

Data Classification: Public Data

So far in this series of Data Classification articles, we’ve talked about each type of data at a glance and have gone in depth on Consumer Marketing Data. This time we’re going to take a deep dive into Public Data. Though the name implies that the data is publicly available (and therefore unrestricted), when we […]

Data Classification: Consumer Marketing Data

As we discussed previously, there are many classifications of data that are commonly used in this industry. We previously gave a broad overview of all the major types: Public, Consumer, and Regulated. In this article, we’ll be exploring the world of Consumer Data in greater depth.

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