On April 12, a Stanford student was phone scammed and wired a “large sum of money” to a foreign caller, according to an AlertSU report released Saturday night.
Fundamentally, what do username-password systems imply? Since a username and password have no direct relationship to one’s “real life” identity, it suggests that people “own” identities online. Digital identity is nothing more than property. It can be traded, and users are responsible for protecting their identity online.