Reply to post: Re: _ We pay taxes for this shit? _ - Government always the last to act...

Equifax's IT leaders 'retire' as company says it knew about the bug that brought it down

jimdandy
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Re: _ We pay taxes for this shit? _ - Government always the last to act...

There is an answer to this: make every agency that uses personally identifiable data in it's profit-making enterprise be completely responsible for the safe, and secure handling of that data. Make any profit-making user of that data responsible to at least one level higher than that of the individual who actually "owns" that data, since said agencies are making a profit from that data.

Nobody I know willingly serves their personal data to the web "with intent" to have it used for other peoples/companies purposes. Granted, they should know better; but how does that make them "fair targets" for criminal enterprises? Oh, and by the way, just how does not knowing that the big Data Corporations refuse to take care of an individual's personal data make that individual responsible?

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