Two OkCupid Founders May Have The Solution To The Internet’s Identity Problem
“There’s a lot more at stake here than your naked selfies.
Scan your fingerprint. Enter your mother’s maiden name. Provide your phone number. Internet security is a pain in the ass, and after every credit card breach or celebrity selfie hack it gets more annoying and invasive. How many times can Gmail ask for your phone number before it’s robo-sexual harassment?
We know security is important. We know we should care. But improving it is the corporations’ job, right? And besides, each new security measure just makes our apps less convenient. As far as social advocacy goes, Internet security isn’t about to get its own ice bucket challenge…”