Data For Sale

from the privacy-schmivacy dept

Your voting record may be private, but your record is apparently for sale to the highest bidder. The failed political website is looking to sell its user list – which includes contact info, sometimes including geographic location, political party affiliation, and political issues of interest. Some people feel that it’s something of a violation of their privacy to sell such info. For, however, it’s a way to pay off their hungry creditors. It’s interesting that they’re also looking to sell the list to multiple buyers – so if you’re a former user, expect spam from all over the political spectrum.

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