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  1. May 2020
    1. users must also be informed of the breach (within the same time frame) unless the data breached was protected by encryption (data rendered unreadable for the intruder), or, in general, the breach is unlikely to result in a risk to individuals’ rights and freedoms.
  2. Apr 2020
    1. Someone, somewhere has screwed up to the extent that data got hacked and is now in the hands of people it was never intended to be. No way, no how does this give me license to then treat that data with any less respect than if it had remained securely stored and I reject outright any assertion to the contrary. That's a fundamental value I operate under
    1. A "breach" is an incident where data is inadvertently exposed in a vulnerable system, usually due to insufficient access controls or security weaknesses in the software.
  3. Mar 2020
  4. Feb 2020
    1. Legislation to stem the tide of Big Tech companies' abuses, and laws—such as a national consumer privacy bill, an interoperability bill, or a bill making firms liable for data-breaches—would go a long way toward improving the lives of the Internet users held hostage inside the companies' walled gardens. But far more important than fixing Big Tech is fixing the Internet: restoring the kind of dynamism that made tech firms responsive to their users for fear of losing them, restoring the dynamic that let tinkerers, co-ops, and nonprofits give every person the power of technological self-determination.