An article for Vice looks at how privacy is becoming a luxury. The article notes that while not all data breaches technically include personally identifiable information, such as Social Security numbers and birthdates, they often expose individuals' names and addresses, which can be enough for criminals to commit identity fraud and inflict financial harm. University of Baltimore Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic Director Michele Gilman explained, "It can cost time and money to clean up the effects of identity theft because low-income people are already living on the economic margins, any loss of funds can be catastrophic." In the article, Leviathan Security Group Senior Security Adviser Alex Muentz suggests that organizations serving marginalized populations were also more susceptible to poor security protocols.
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