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AOL Shoots Itself In The Privates

0YOUR private information, that is. Forbes.com reports, “[AOL] inadvertently revealed to the world what 650,000 of its subscribers searched for as they browsed for online information. The searches often contained data that helped identify the users themselves, including names, Social Security numbers and local landmarks that they had looked up.

'’This was a screw-up, and we’re angry and upset about it,’’ AOL spokesman Andrew Weinstein told The Associated Press.”

Yeah, well, Thinking Human Beings have been angry and upset about AOL for a long, long time. So welcome to the karma klub, buddy.

Written on August 9, 2006


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