The interesting element in this story is that it has taken more than a year for Dixons to admit to this breach. Is there evidence that Dixons sought to protect the customers involved by contacting them immediately?
My concern is that only a partial breach of data nevertheless add to the richness of the data accumulating on individual people which is gathering in the wrong hands.
The lastest episode from our podcast ‘Offcuts’ is now available. https://audioboom.com/…/6873234-episode-4-extended-special-… This final episode in the season focuses solely on the phenomenon of RuPaul’s Drag Race – beginning with a fan-scholar discussion with undergraduates (starts 1 min 45s): Jinx Jae-Hood, Patrick Kane and Gerardo Nieves; and ends with an extended discussion on the show with Dr Christopher Lloyd (Lecturer in English Literature, University of Hertfordshire) (starts 37 mins 45 secs)