Nov. 15, 2023, 10:04 a.m. | /u/itsImprove

Privacy & Freedom in the Information Age

I've asked a website to delete my account and all data associated with me and they've said that they can delete my account, but that they turn my personally identifiable information into a cryptographic hash. They said they do this so that if I were to make a new account, it would crosscheck it with the hashes and not let me. Is this not still keeping my data even if it is a hash now? Like, they would still retain …

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