Now, this is being proactive.

How perfect is this cartoon, provided by privacy scholar and TeachPrivacy founder Dan Solove?

The letter, on "BigCorp" letterhead, says: Dear Customer: We haven't had a data breach involving your personal data yet, but it's just a matter of time, so we're notifying you now.
Written by Dan Solove. Illustrated by Ryan Beckwith. Used with the kind permission of TeachPrivacy.

See more on TeachPrivacy, where you can also find information on the many privacy-related courses TeachPrivacy offers and the upcoming privacy and security conferences that Dan organizes.

And if you’re going to be at the International Privacy&Security Forum in D.C. April 3-5, drop me a line and let me know so that maybe we can meet up!

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