This Week In Privacy: Jan 9, 2009

Wired

Weak Password Brings ‘Happiness’ To Twitter Hacker
An 18-year-old hacker with a history of celebrity pranks has admitted to Monday’s hijacking of multiple high-profile Twitter accounts, including President-Elect Barack Obama’s, and the official feed for Fox News.

TechNewsWorld

Will 2009 Be the Year of Multiple Digital Identities?
Just days after Twitter was hacked, a group of entrepreneurs and policy activists gathered to discuss “Privacy 2009: The Year Ahead.” The discussion demonstrated that the privacy debate is starting to mature.

InternetNews

New Data Breach, Privacy Bills in Congress
One year after trying unsuccessfully to introduce legislation on data breaches and protection of individual privacy, California Senator Dianne Feinstein is trying again.

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One response to “This Week In Privacy: Jan 9, 2009

  1. did he change his password to “sadness” shortly thereafter? haha