FW: [LINK] unintended consequences of privacy
Deus Ex Machina
vicc at cia.com.au
Tue Mar 1 17:45:22 EST 2005
Craig Sanders [cas at taz.net.au] wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 03:37:21PM +1100, Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> > no. the "user" in this instance is the debtor. why should everyone else
> > pay for that?
> chasing debts is a part of the cost of doing business - why should *everyone*
> pay for that rather than just the customers of the business concerned?
because privacy has made costs go up and this flows through the economy.
obviously not as dramatic a flow through as gst was but its still there.
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