Comment 8 for bug 1054776

Tory (tory-andrew-law) wrote :

The privacy concerns here are not just a matter of preference, but something which could open legal liability. Imagine a person who queries what they think is their local system and instead by accident discloses trade secrets, health information, etc. The disclosure of trade secrets would not just be a mere inconvenience, or something that leaves you feeling icky, but something that could cause serious financial damage.

Further, do not forget legislation like PIPEDA in Canada and other substantially similar legislation from around the world.