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CDT Files Privacy, Credit Complaint Against

The Center for Democracy and Technology has filed a complaint against people-search service Spokeo with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, alleging that the Web site contains inaccurate information and violates a consumer credit protection law. has billed itself as a resource for human-resources professionals, job recruiters and police, but the site contains "significant inaccuracies," according to the complaint, released Wednesday by CDT, a privacy and civil liberties advocacy group.