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Signing up for Equifax's help site could mean you're waiving your right to sue the company

Consumers attempting to find out if they are among the 143 million people whose personal information has been compromised in the Equifax hack must first sign away their rights to sue the company. Equifax has come under fire for attempting to bind consumers to mandatory arbitration when signing up for the monitoring service — called TrustedID Premier — thereby forcing them to give up their right to sue the company or join a class-action case.
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