[LINK] Clouded Vision
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sat May 16 10:20:23 EST 2009
At 09:56 AM 16/05/2009, Roger Clarke wrote:
>(2) can any designer [sorry, they don't exist any more, I mean
>programmer] actually be fool enough to make an application dependent
>on an optional extra ?? :
>"[Leigh] complained that she couldn't access her bank account online,
>because the bank needed Google Analytics -- Mountain View's web
>traffic analysis utility -- to work"
I'm not sure I would believe that without seeing it myself. It may be
a different script of something else entirely that's stopping her.
But you're right about anyone being silly to trust their
unrecoverable data to a third party like that. These should only be
backup storage, not primary. Reminds me, I should backup my blog. :-)
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