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Lawmakers face a dilemma in battle of Utah driver license privacy vs. cancer research

Feb 06, 2020 - The Salt Lake Tribune

After 100 minutes of debate, legislators called a time out Wednesday in a battle between privacy advocates and the University of Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute.

The advocates are upset that the institute for years has collected extensive personal information from the Utah Driver License Division without the permission of residents involved. They are pushing HB183 to inform drivers about that when they renew licenses, and let them opt out.

Researchers said that might ruin its Utah...