The grousing began within 24 hours of Equifax’s announcement, last Thursday, of its massive data breach that compromised personal data of over 140 million U.S. consumers. I’m generally unsympathetic about such complaints (“We’re shocked – SHOCKED – that in a breach affecting 140+ million people, we’re having trouble immediately reaching a live person at the phone bank! And the breach website is not operating smoothly!”). Usually only Louis CK’s masterpiece “Everything’s Amazing – and Nobody’s Happy” can coax me out of my grumpy place.
But as post-announcement events have unfolded, some of the initial criticism appears to have legs:
Continue Reading Equifax breach – hot mess, or simply the world we live in?