Privacy Commission probes suspected LTO data leak

Melissa Luz Lopez reports:

The National Privacy Commission is investigating a suspected data leak involving car registrations under the Land Transportation Office.

In a statement, the privacy body said it is looking into the data available on, which has a “Motor Vehicle Authenticator” that reveals the car make, plate and engine number, registration expiry date, and the name of the registered owner by encoding the motor vehicle file number. The website also features a “license authenticator” on its homepage.

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