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From: Sean Steele (ssteeleinfolocktech.com)
Date: Tue Feb 12 2008 - 22:56:19 CST
> True. But again, should an unlisted phone number be considered personal
> or private information? From a personal standpoint, I can see why it
> should be, but what about from a generally accepted standpoint? New
> ground here... how "private" or "personal" are unlisted phone numbers and
> should they be held to the same standard as Social Security (or
> SIN/NIN) numbers, credit card numbers, financial account numbers, or
> of birth?
Personal, yes. Private, absolutely. Sensitive? Probably not...
Does a breach of unlisted numbers rise to the same level as a breach of
other data that provides actual ID theft/fraud opportunities (e.g. SSN,
DOBs, CC #s, etc.)? I'm at a loss for explaining how it could. At worst
you're more of a target for social engineering attacks than you were --
or an incrementally more complete record to be sold on the open market.
But not much more than that.
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