Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 11th November 2017

I’ve seen two different start-ups now, who hold personal data about customers in their “immutable log”. “How are you planning to handle GDPR requirements and removal of data?” – turns out the answer is often “Er – we haven’t thought about that.” Cue a sad face when I tell them that if they don’t modify their immutable log they’re automatically out of compliance.

Alex Hudson # 8:57 pm

Inside a low budget consumer hardware espionage implant. Fascinating break-down of a cheap ($25) USB charging cable with a hidden microphone and SIM that can be activated via SMS message or by calling the device. # 8:04 pm