[clug] Dangerous Dave's talk

Michael Ellerman michael at ellerman.id.au
Mon Mar 9 17:20:18 MDT 2015

On Fri, 2015-03-06 at 16:55 +1100, Scott Ferguson wrote:
> On 06/03/15 10:08, Bob Edwards wrote:
> > 
> > I sometimes wonder why the (disproportionate?) interest in online
> > banking vs. other online activities where rich metadata is being
> > freely given to foreign-controlled entities? Is guarding online
> > banking a privacy issue or a theft issue?
> Good point Bob.
> Both, theft and privacy. The latter (ID theft) can lead to financial losses.
> I 'suspect' it's simpler for (some?) people to access the potential loss
> when it's translated into money. I'd also note that some people might be
> shocked at how much personal data the banks have access to - and how
> widely it's distributed. e.g. Woolworth's data mining service station,
> credit card, and checkout data to determine an "untapped" market on
> Saturday mornings of fathers buying petrol, nappies and milk (actual
> case).

{{citation needed}}



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