The linked headline leads to a Silicon.com commentary on how careless we all are with personal financial information while comparing how cautious companies sometimes are with that same information it holds on millions of individual customers. The author discusses his own care with customer data, while marveling at how careless he is with his own financial information
I wonder how much I pay as a consumer for the privilege of using digital and electronics for purchases and to manage my life.
Whatever that cost, I'm certain that given the needs of online businesses and with the scale of the information flow there are major gaps in the handling of personal data.
In many cases these failings may not be created through ignorance but rather complexity. It is rapid growth and oversights that cause personal information to be exposed.
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