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‘Thick’ diners who did a runner identified using track-and-trace (metro.co.uk)
9 points by Pick-A-Hill2019 62 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



Hi. Posting this for two reasons – first is funny in a Darwinian way, but also because -

Isn’t that a massive breach of data protection laws? I mean good for them for being inventive but as far as I’m aware using data obtained for a stipulated purpose (track and trace) for another reason (contacting the dine-and-dashers) is a massive no-no.

I think the restaurant may have just foot-gunned themselves rather publicly.

Please excuse the spammy source of this (it’s Friday and the only other source on this that I could find was worse in terms of scripts).


> I think the restaurant may have just foot-gunned themselves rather publicly.

Or even the tracing mechanism itself, if would-be participants aren't confident that the purpose limitations will be enforced.




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