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[Discuss] Reusing Passwords on Different Sites Should be OK

On 9/17/2015 4:35 PM, Matthew Gillen wrote:
> I don't think that is actually sound legal reasoning.  Has that
> interpretation come out of a court?

The Supreme Court of the United States:

On 9/18/2015 10:10 AM, Chris Markiewicz wrote:
 > This is such a bizarre interpretation of "Third-party". A password
 > should be considered a secret between two parties: client and server.
 > But again, conceded that this is a problem.

It's not a bizarre interpretation. It's case law. If you store your mail 
(for example) on my server then you have voluntarily given your 
information to me. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy 
regarding that information. A password is no different.

If you think my privacy policy protects you then think again. It only 
stipulates that I won't give (or sell) your information to /other/ third 
parties. It offers you no protection within my organization.

Rich P.

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