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Your Anonymous Credit Card Data Isn't So Anonymous

Adam Levin | Posted 02.06.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

Using purchase metadata with no credit card numbers, names or any other simple identifiers, the report's co-authors found they could track a specific person's purchases using three factors: a receipt, an Instagram and a Tweet about a new purchase or a Facebook post.

Data Mining Can Help, Immediately

John Pavley | Posted 09.20.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

I don't want to get into a debate about gun control, violence in movies and video games, or the sorry support for mental health services in this homeland of ours. But as a technologist I know there is something we can do to help.

Today Is the Day to Cut Up Your Credit Cards

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

When three people who know about money go to the extreme of not owning any credit cards, others might want to take note.