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This needs to be done via US Congress - you can start at your State Level with your representives in the CA General Assembly - while the SS# XXXXX never intended for identifying factors, it has evolved to that level - leaving many vulnerable to identity theft. The US Congress has been working on reducing when the SS# XXXXX be required and has limited it to banking, employment, etc. But your State Legislators can also work toward limiting when one can request the number -
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