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I am not normally in favor of legislation, but I'd be okay with a fine for US-based companies that leak and expose this kind of data. Specifically a harsher fine for cleartext or anything less than bcrypt.



nothing is gonna happen to Groupon (or the indian subsidiary). OTOH, Dropbox just got hit with a class action lawsuit.


How about something similar to HIPAA?

I worry, though, that it would end up making things more difficult for developers while not improving things for the end users - much like the European/Dutch cookie law.




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