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Tesco


February 14, 2014  6:25 PM

The thefts from Tesco customers help illustrate the uselessness of Data Breach Notification

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
customer, data breach notification, Data protection, directive, European Union, NSA, PICTFOR, regulation, Security, Tesco

According to press cover the recent theft of vouchers from 2000 Tesco on-line customers was based on the collation of data already available over the darker parts of the Internet. So what should Tesco have notified, to whom, under the EU...

January 15, 2013  9:49 AM

Why changing your on-line “shop” should be no harder than changing your supermarket

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, C-op, Iceland, Sainsbury, Tesco, Virgin

I blogged yesterday on the implications of the split of priorities between access to broadband and protecting the environment as revealed in the recent


November 9, 2012  7:42 PM

I have seen the online future – and it sucks: the time has come for customer revolt

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.co.uk, consultation, domainname, ITU, NatWest, Nominet, nominetuk, Tesco, trust, WCIT, X.25

This morning I attended one of the consultation meetings on the Nominet proposals to reserve .uk....


November 8, 2012  7:22 AM

Herding the sheep on-line to be fleeced – by closing even busy bank branches

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barclays, Lambeth, mugging, Tesco

I trust on-line banking as far as I can throw it - which is not very far. It is not that I do not trust the security of the systems of the banks I use. I do not trust the security of the equipment I use to access their systems or of the mail service via which I...


February 2, 2010  6:55 PM

Is poor service forcing consumers off-line?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
NFA, Paypoint, Quality of Service, Tesco, Virgin

Virgin, Tesco and Metro are all planning to open branch-based banking operations and the Post Office is planning, once again, to re-open its banking services. Why? The Financial Services Club Blog...


November 20, 2007  7:17 AM

Trusted, sustainable partnership or cynical manipulation?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
China, government, Identity management, NCVO, SubPostmasters, Tesco, trust, YiWu

"Who do you trust? The Government, Marmite, Michael Fish .. Tesco .. ? So begins Matthew Gwyther, in a Management Today editorial on corporate trust. Debate over on-line trust is even more surreal.


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