Very Sloppy Headline Writing
Hundreds of thousands will today be one foot step away from falling onto a train line.
Millions will be just a stumble away from falling into the path of a bus, car, truck or whatever.
(Some will even be hit by a car, bus, truck motorcycle on or off the road.)
Some will be just a key stroke away from paying the wrong person most of their money.
Thousands will be just a key stroke or two away from downloading a nasty to their or their company computer.
Some, an unlucky few will be just a key stroke or two away from destroying their company
Millions will be just an instant away from getting a fraud call from a PPI, investment scam or whatever pusher.
Countless thousands will be just a random chance away from harm at the hands of a criminal of some form or another.
That is why we have rules and laws to try to protect them.
Wow rules and laws even apply to sensitive activities like doctors, pharmacists, HGV drivers, etc. and as the article confirms, even to data miners working for various agencies. Sadly some may break the rules, that is what supervision, management, the police and other agencies are supposed to be there to control, (in spite of what some now refer to the Criminal Protection Service) and certain other actors distorting the intent of what are becoming the human wrongs acts.