News for January, 2010

New background screening iPhone apps are negligent and harmful

There are new apps for the iPhone, Droid and Blackberry that have personally gotten me all fired up.  With these apps, people are entitled to “free background checks”, or unlimited searches for a monthly fee.  It’s companies like these that harm the integrity and reputation of all legitimate background companies.  There is no such thing as a “free criminal background check”.  This entire app and process is negligent on so many levels.  This sort of “instant background checking” is not FCRA compliant and violates people’s privacy.