Tag Archives: Online social networking

Does Plaxo Have My Data?

By | March 19, 2004

Here’s more on the Plaxo discussion about the security of data held by the contacts managment service. Plaxo has kindly responded to my earlier post about the security issue raised by Britain’s Lodoga (their comments are definitely worth reading). I’ve also had a chance to talk to the folk at Lodoga about the problem. One or two points… Read More »

Could Plaxo Be Phished?

By | March 19, 2004

(For more discussion, and expansion of some points in this posting, go here.) For those folk already concerned about privacy with Plaxo’s contact updating service, this is not good news. ZDNet reports that Plaxo has “plugged a serious security hole in its Web site on Monday that left its members’ contact lists vulnerable to be stolen, modified or deleted.” The… Read More »

More On Plaxo, Privacy and Opting Out

By | January 31, 2004

This is likely to be the last exchange on Plaxo: Hopefully some of the issues that have concerned me and readers have been cleared up by this and other recent posts. Plaxo have kindly added a comment in reply to my posting on how to avoid Plaxo, in which they’ve pointed out that they have added an opt-out… Read More »