Dead Site? There Goes Privacy

privacy       2000-06-30 
Privacy advocates who decry the collection of personal information online often point out that, even if a company promises not to disclose your data, it nevertheless might cough it up during a lawsuit or some other unforeseen circumstance. Add financial desperation to the list of unforeseen circumstances. And set front and center as an example of how niggling concerns like user privacy go out the window when angry creditors come knocking.