Archive for May, 2008

Identity Theft

Today we hear the BBC has discovered that Facebook apps allow your “personal details” to be “stolen”!!!!11 In reality, it’s always been obvious that Facebook apps can see your whole profile, and anyone can write a Facebook app. Yes, two plus two really does make four.

The real problem is not identity theft, but corporate laziness. I am not my birthday. I am not my address. I am not even my name, or bank account number. I am me.

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