Career database 'wide open' to hijacking

Thursday, 25 November 2004, 12:01 AM EST

An on-line database containing the career and contact details of over 22 million business people can be edited by anyone.

The database - put together by US company Eliyon - is extracted from information published on the net (press releases, electronic news services, SEC filings and other online sources etc.) and complied into a single searchable archive. Most of the profiles are incomplete but data covered includes a person's contact information, employment history, board memberships, educational background and other details.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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