A federal judge in New York has reluctantly approved a $1.9 million settlement requiring a nationwide company that sells Housing Court data to landlords to provide more complete information in its reports.
In approving the settlement, Southern District of New York Judge Lewis A. Kaplan wrote in White v. First American Registry, 04-1611, that the company, First American Registry Inc., had “seized upon the ready and cheap availability of electronic records to create and market a product that can be, and probably is, used to victimize blameless individuals.”
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