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@resist1984 webmail has a bot problem. is that surprising?

@nergal surprises are a bad thing, but what's going on here is much worse than surprises. It's also wrong to say that bots are a "problem". Just like humans, bots can be either harmful or beneficial.

@nergal People need to stop the bot hate. Comp Sci people at #CarnegieMellon created a robot that harvests #banking websites for #privacy policies, and do an automated comparison to find banks that are relatively more privacy respecting: vice.com/en/article/9a3nbp/car

@nergal That robot found 24 US banks that were illegally sharing consumer data.

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