A little civil disobedience

For many months I’ve wondered what would happen if one completed half a census return online and half on paper. Tonight, finally, I get to find out. (for international readers: it’s the night of the U.K. census, which with a little imagination has the potential for all sorts of fun.)

Response from ALLOW Ltd.

I’ve had a very courteous email from one of the founders of ALLOW, following my analysis of their password reset procedure. “Thank you for your feedback regarding the security of our platform. We are constantly reviewing these processes and regard our members security as paramount, whilst ensuring our processes are navigable to the majority of…

Privacy specialists should hire security specialists

I was interested to hear about a company here in the UK called ALLOW¬†Ltd., offering marketing database management under a “we’ll get you off lists, then pay you to go back on at your pleasure” basis. That sounds a fair deal to me, so I decided to sign up for it. “Our technology is built…