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Sunday, February 08, 2004
The SWIPE Toolkit
"allows you to determine what your data bits are worth on the open market... For instance, a typical cellular phone company will ask for your address, date of birth, phone number, Social Security number and driver's license to open a new account. Consult our data calculator and that will be $13.75 please! .. (A downloadable data calculator for Pocket PCs is on the way.)
We used the following sources to determine the worth of your individual data bits: Accurint
, Merlin Data
, and Pallorium
. " 5:10:28 PM