the man who single-handedly turned me paranoid. ;)
I say, steady on there, old girl — that’s tantamount to claiming I not only took your virginity but turned you into a raging nympho as well!
Did I tell you I deleted Google and Facebook?
I did say I block everything except the bare minimum, did I not?
And I did observe that the only way to not be subject to this was to never go near the Internet again, no?
And I’m not entirely convinced that latter isn’t the best idea anyone’s ever had in the entire history of any and every inhabited…
Consider the avatar/agent/business the pseudo-physical instantiation of the number — it will be unique … self-identifying as it were.
Theoretically, yes, the link could be anonymous … the access to the funds controlled by some password and/or physical ‘key’ only you have access to.
Do ‘they’ really waste that much potential money??
Which ‘they’ do you mean?
I’m thinking of something that would work a bit like a personal paypal. It would handle all transactions online so that the real person is never exposed to the kind of cyber misappropriation we’re dealing with now. Even if…