Pancakes not worth personal info

Friday, 1 December 2006, 12:03 AM EST

For years, privacy advocates have lamented the fact that consumers are willing to turn over their personal information for just about anything. Well, it seems that many Average Joes draw the line at pancakes.

An International House of Pancakes, began requiring that customers hand over their driver's licenses before sitting down to eat--a policy instituted by local management to combat dine-and-dash customers. The policy had customers up in arms over the potential privacy problems.

At SecurityFocus.

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