I Wish I Had Thought Of It First

… but I am going to adopt the methodology.

You know when you sign up for a web site and they ask you to give them info - so that can identify you in the future ? Yup - and you wonder how ‘they’ come to know so much about ‘us’. Dave Winer has a work around.

I’m no longer giving answers to “security” questions. I don’t see why someone who knows where I was born should be able to read my mail, a fact that’s on my Wikipedia profile page. I (now) just give wrong answers, saying I was born in Egypt, and my favorite sports team is the Canucks.

[ Source : Dave Winer @ Scripting ]

February 10, 2016