Affirm, a start-up with a $2.9 BIL post-money valuation, relies on the extraction of personal & financial data from consumer credit reports. Affirm’s use of credit reports is exploitative. Maybe a cross-post in the Axios privacy series? cc @danprimack @khart @FrankPasquale https://t.co/ltsZMfCG2a

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