Tipping Point for ID Theft

A little presumptuously, I'm going to predict that last week's Newsweek article: 'Grand Theft Identity', will prove to be a tipping point in the public understanding of this complex issue. I have posted a weblog on the topic here. I think this is the second stage of the ID thef story, not the final act. One thing's for sure though, organisations are going to have to get much more substantive about their ID theft communications and customer support.


Johnson caught in ID scam

So Boris JOhnson has been the victim of credit card fraud. While the details remain unclear, Boris's reaction is typically endearing in that Notting Hill sort of way: "With the cry of one who finds a great tapeworm coiled in the innards, I twigged. I was being diddled."