Underencrypted and overexposed

Friday, 8 April 2005, 4:50 PM EST

If someone steals from your checking account, you're out money and time. Yet you also have ways to recover that money, and you are only liable for a limited amount if you report the theft and prove the claim. The pool of people who know about the violation is limited, and most are sympathetic to your plight.

But if someone publishes your personal data you can't erase it from people's minds, even if you could wipe it off the internet.

By Regina Lynn at Wired.

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