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Simson Garfinkel

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Choice Point Redux in CSO

CSO Magazine has published two interesting article on its website. The first is a detailed analysis of the “five most shocking things about the ChoicePoint Debacle.” I’ve been following this for a while, but even I learned some new things…

  • May 11, 2005

CSO Magazine has published two interesting article on its website. The first is a detailed analysis of the “five most shocking things about the ChoicePoint Debacle.” I’ve been following this for a while, but even I learned some new things from reading this article.

The second thing is a copy of the letter that ChoicePoint sent to people who may have had their identity stolen. What’s weird here is that CSO calls this a letter to ChoicePoint’s “customers.” It’s not. It’s a letter to their product—or, perhaps more accurately, their livestock.

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