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Small Bits: Hell, TSA, Insurance, Mutual Funds, Telephone Privacy

  • Asteroid analyzes Sisyphean volunteers and the modern condition in a brilliant essay. It just goes to show, the Greeks really did invent everything.
  • Robert Poole and Jim Harper debate the TSA in “Transportation Security Aggravation” at Reason.
  • Tyler Hamilton looks at two schemes to cut your auto insurance premiums by monitoring your driving, and their privacy implications.
  • The Wall Street Journal reports that some mutual funds are disclosing their customer information in SEC filings. The funds in question have strange share structures that cause small investors to be disclosed. (If that link doesn’t work, try dkgroup.)
  • Dave Evans points to Date Number, a targeted privacy service for those concerned about stalkers.
  • One comment on "Small Bits: Hell, TSA, Insurance, Mutual Funds, Telephone Privacy"

    • (SEC orders that) Mutual Funds Reveal Clients’ Data on Web

      In a classic case of unintended consequences, mutual funds companies are now revealing their shareholdings to the SEC and the world in public filings. Here’s the WSJ’s article (link to DKGroup and Emergent Chaos): Mutual Funds Reveal Clients’ Data on…

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