Archives for February 2005
UPDATES: Dan Gilmor points to David Lazarus’s well written piece on ChoicePoint; Shifting sands in data leak.
In a couple of days, we’ll head back to Maryland to find out if I received a letter from ChoicePoint as part of the 4,500 Marylanders affected by the latest identity theft scandal.
The iPod Jukebox night, held at Cafe Saint-Ex every second Wednesday of
the month, attracts mostly white-collar types in their twenties and
thirties who heard about it from a friend of a friend, or read about it
in a link to a blog.
It’s perhaps the most public manifestation of how the iPod — with 8.2
million units sold in 2004, more than 5 million during the holiday
season alone — has gone mainstream, spawning an entire iPod culture
that goes far beyond wearing those distinctive white earphones.