Equifax’s Maddening Unaccountability - The New York Times


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Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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3 days ago by AramZS
No incentive. Worst case execs retire with golden parachute. They got no worries.
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7 days ago by microcline
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Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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9 days ago by patrick
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10 days ago by Reneelloyd
Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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10 days ago by louderthan10
A must read from , as this is SPOT ON point.
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10 days ago by fanficforensics
Perhaps the most maddening part of the Equifax breach is that the credit-rating industry is itself unforgiving in its approach to even the smallest error. I’m still dealing with the damage to my credit rating that resulted when I forgot to return a library book and a collection agency was called in (for a paltry sum). The Equifax executives who let my data be stolen will probably suffer fewer consequences than I will for an overdue library book. Even if they do get fired, it is likely that they will be sent off with millions of dollars in severance, which is common practice for executives. (I would like to note that I am available for such punishment any time.)
Technology  capitalism  techforhistorians 
10 days ago by wtokie
Regulations should include greater penalties for corporations like Equifax that provide inadequate security for sensitive personal data
10 days ago by joeo10
Market failure. Economists should comment.
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10 days ago by jgordon
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10 days ago by toph
Tech model of shifting risk (and cost / effort) onto consumers/citizens
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10 days ago by mariafarrell
Fully agree here with "Opinion | Equifax’s Maddening Unaccountability"
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10 days ago by tguemes
RT : If companies suffered serious consequences for hacks, maybe we wouldn't have so many hacks.
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11 days ago by jrosenau
Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data.
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11 days ago by jeffhammond
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11 days ago by LibrariesVal
Zeynep Tufekci writes: "There are technical factors that explain why cybersecurity is so weak, but the underlying reason is political, and it’s pretty simple: Big corporations have poured large amounts of money into our political system, helping to create a regulatory environment in which consumers shoulder more and more of the risk, and companies less and less."
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11 days ago by douglevin
Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Last week, Americans woke up to news of yet another mass breach of their personal data. The consumer credit reporting agency Equifax…
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11 days ago by kohlmannj
Today's one-two punch about big tech's stranglehold on us come from and .
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11 days ago by andriak