The Washington Post reports that all of Virginia’s colleges and universities–both public and private–will soon have to provide names and Social Security numbers of the students they accept to local law enforcement officials. This information will be used to cross-reference sexual offender registries. This groundbreaking law is raising privacy concerns, as now police have a vast database of sensitive information that could be mishandled, stolen, or perhaps misused for other investigative purposes. The new Virginia law would also require the Department of Motor Vehicles to turn over the same information anytime someone applies for a driver’s license or change of address… (Note: This site requires free registration.)