Please Rob Me — Credit Card Edition

One sign that social networking is getting out of hand


I’m not sure where to file this: under Oversharing, Materialism Run Wild, Vanishing Privacy, or Stupid People.

My sister pointed me to a good blog article by Eric Lipman that discusses how some people, for some reason, think it’s a good idea to publish their credit card purchasing activity. I can’t imagine why one would do this, but, that’s what Blippy does . . . and Blippy, carrying the sharing idea a bit too far, also published users’ credit card numbers . . . which were available to anyone who googled Blippy.

Blippy apologized and swears that it’ll never happen again.

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