Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Privacy hall of shame

Wired News has released a top ten list for its suggested entries in the "Privacy Debacle Hall of Fame". The countdown is:
Wired News: Privacy Debacle Hall of Fame

10. ChoicePoint data spill
9. VA laptop theft
8. CardSystems hacked
7. Discovery of data on used hard drives for sale
6. Philip Agee's revenge
5. Amy Boyer's murder
4. Testing CAPPS II
2. AT&T lets the NSA listen to all phone calls
1. The creation of the Social Security Number

The Wired article has more details on each of the above blunders.

Via Concurring Opinions and Rob Hyndman.

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