Dalia Topelson Ritvo on the Ashley Madison Hack in Wired

WIRED| Ashley Madison Hack Exposes (Wait for It) a Lousy Business | August 21, 2015 | In the wake of successive leaks of the dating and extramarital affairs website Ashley Madison, many have pointed out disparities between the company’s claims about their clientele and their treatment of data they promised to protect.   Wired’s Julia Greenberg takes apart the leak’s revelations to see exactly how dishonest Ashley Madison was, and whether they are liable if they mislead users.  As Assistant Director Dalia Topelson Ritvo notes, what it means to “delete” something in today’s world could significantly impact the company’s liability.

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