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Re: Social Security Numbers and User Authentication

At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the university has been adding
a digit to a students Social Security number and then using that as
their university id number (although a student could request a different
number).  Due to increased security concerns, and a recently introduced
bill in the state legislature, the university will stop using modified
Social Security numbers as id numbers for new students after July 1,
David Null                                        Phone:   608 262-8271
Head, Reference                                     Fax:   608 265-2754
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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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