IT professional Andrew McAfee explains how a privacy hole in iTunes allows anyone to hunt around in your iTunes library; all a potential spy would need is your email address. It’s an outside-case thing that may not seem like that big of a deal, especially since it requires a somewhat tedious hunt-and-peck process, but as, he points out:
A person’s taste in media can be highly personal, yet all of Apple’s more than 10 billion song and 200 million TV and movie downloads are potentially traceable by… the world’s spies, stalkers, yellow journalists, and opposition researchers. Of course, this is is nowhere near as big a deal as privacy holes in online health or financial information would be, so we should keep this issue in perspective. But it is an issue, I think.
Hit up the full post for details. [Andrew McAfee’s Blog]