CrashPlan has a Privacy Crash & Burn

CrashPlan has a Privacy Crash & Burn

(Or, why do we accept a world without opt-out?)

Earlier this week, I got an email update from CrashPlan notifying me about updates to the terms and conditions of their service.  Included in their email summary of the upcoming changes was the following line:

We learn a lot about your solution needs through aggregated and anonymized system usage data. We, along with third parties we may engage, may use this information.

Now there is nothing new or unusual about this phrase, and that is precisely what has got me writing this post.   Continue reading “CrashPlan has a Privacy Crash & Burn”