[FoRK] old favorites

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Fri Dec 16 15:04:51 PST 2016


On 12/15/16 4:28 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 1:28 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>
> wrote:
>
>> We have a great example of such news this week in the Yahoo one billion
>> account hack. Sure, it’s all over the web but it happened in 2013. Are we
>> really supposed to believe that one billion user records were stolen from
>> Yahoo and it took three years for somebody to notice???
>
> ​Snark overheard at Google:​ "Are we really supposed to believe that Yahoo
> has one billion accounts?"

Maybe they were mostly fake robo-hotties on all of those fake dating sites.

We are in the Age Of Fake within the Internet Age right now.  When do you predict we will or have reached Peak Fake?  Hopefully it
was 2016 and this election, but we'll see.  <snark held>

sdw



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