Michelle Dennedy is to privacy what Einstein is to relativity but with the addition of rules that involve proper panty protocols. If there’s a new trend in identity-related criminal enterprise, she knows about it, has an opinion and can help guide you to a better place without getting got by it. She’s even fun when she’s talking about her child’s identity being stolen before birth!
We also discuss recent news via the Washington Post that data brokers have been selling highly sensitive mental health data of thousands of people with their personally identifiable information still attached, and why privacy laws in the U.S. continue to suck. This week’s Tin Foil Swan covers how to look for health resources online in relative privacy.
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About the Hosts
Adam Levin is the former Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of New Jersey, serial entrepreneur and author of Swiped, which he wrote with his sidekick, writer and cyber mensch, Beau Friedlander. With expert commentary from Travis “Here’s What Actually Happened” Taylor, the show gets everything sorted out—or not—but either way you’re going to have a great time. Something weird happen to you? We’ve got your back.
What the Hack with Adam Levin is a production of Loud Tree Media and is produced by Andrew Steven and Beau Friedlander.