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Mitch Ives
Re: Adobe Security breach- 2.9 million user accounts affected.
on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:48:19 pm

[Phil Hoppes] "Not a reason at all to not use Adobe or any other software but a reminder that using only a single, easy password is like playing with fire."

I disagree. This incident clarifies yet another reason why the subscription model is not a good thing. As Bill pointed out, having to have a constantly current card on file for reoccurring monthly charges exposes you to a much higher level of potential fraud. Bill might be right about using prepaid cards for things like this. Sounds like a good strategy.

On another note, Adobe called me the other day about why I haven't gone to CC. He was practically begging me to join. I've never seen a company so desperate. They got an earful from me. I went from A-Z on why I won't use CC. I could tell he's heard this many times. He insisted that ALL companies would be going to a subscription model. I said "based on what evidence"? I contended that the whole industry was watching Adobe "go out on point", and that I was convinced that anybody who might have been considering it, has wisely backed away from it.

Mitch Ives
Insight Productions Corp.

"Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things." - Winston Churchill


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