Title

Leave the cheaters in peace: If you poke around the Ashley Madison data, you're aiding and abetting the hackers

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Article

Publication Date

8-24-2015

Publisher

nydailynews.com

Language

en-US

Abstract

When a person's confidential data is exposed in violation of a legitimate expectation of privacy, it shouldn't matter whether that person is a saint or a sinner. A privacy invasion is a privacy invasion — and we must rise to defend the victims, whether we like them or not.

Last week, a group of hackers calling themselves the Impact Team made good on last month's threat to leak the account information of over 32 million members of Avid Life Media's (ALM) online dating service for married people, Ashley Madison.

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