[LMB] LISTBIZ: GDPR and Birthdays

Kathleen Morrison kathleen.morrison at gmail.com
Fri May 25 22:01:15 BST 2018


Go you!

Kathleen(laptop)

On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 4:58 PM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:

> I'll be turning 80 in January. 1939! Go ahead and publish it!
> ________________________________
> From: lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk <lois-bujold-bounces at lists.
> herald.co.uk> on behalf of Luke Bretscher <rocketman0739 at gmail.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 25, 2018 2:39 PM
> To: Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.
> Subject: Re: [LMB] LISTBIZ: GDPR and Birthdays
>
> If you or some servers know my birth year I don't mind.
>
> On Fri, May 25, 2018, 3:32 PM A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com>
> wrote:
>
> > On May 25, 2018, at 11:29 AM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > I am the oldest person on the current list and I have no problem with
> my
> > data
> > > being out there.
> >
> > It seems we elder listees seem to be okay with the year being present in
> > the birthday list. It’s not of major usefulness for ID theft.
> >
> > Lists based on either of two major list-hosting firms, Google and Yahoo,
> > have the security disadvantage of the hosts being well-known, whereas the
> > servers used for this list are relatively obscure. Correct me if I’m
> wrong.
> >
> > Many financial institutions we use are still asking for our mother’s
> > maiden name (if I can’t avoid that question, I lie), a matter of public
> > record, yet attached to other pieces of information which facilitates
> > identity theft, and they should know better. THEY should do better, if
> they
> > are as concerned as they claim to be about security and ID theft. I don’t
> > notice any national regs anywhere making matters of public record
> forbidden
> > in security questions. Too bad, but that’s not to be solved here.
> >
> > A. Marina Fournier
> > Valley of Heart’s Delight, CA
> > saffronrose at me.com
> > sent from iFionnghuala
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