Etsy – Pants on the Ground (Security Breaches)

April 29, 2013 – ecommercebytes “Etsy Discloses Privacy Breach”

April 25, 2013 – ecommercebytes “Etsy Inadvertently Breaches Privacy in Marketing Emails”

April 24, 2013 – Etsy exposes secure information – full names of credit card holders from seller’s billing information –  in “experimental” outgoing email.

April 1, 2013 – Shop owner signs into her account (so she thought), but was signed into another user’s account with a similar name.

February 23, 2013 – Network World “Etsy Gets Crafty With Big Data” – how Etsy engineers can deploy code to the site at any time.

March 21, 2011 – Usability Testing blog post “Oh Etsy, How Could You?”

March 15, 2011 – Forbes “Etsy’s Experiment With Social Could be Costly”

March 14, 2011 – Ars Technica “Etsy Users Irked After Buyers, Purchases Exposed to the World”

January 22, 2011 – Etsy Administration on new Circles feature to be implemented in February, 2011; Etsy user backlash

September 25, 2010 – Office of Inadequate Security “Human Error Exposed Seller’s Names on Etsy”

September 21, 2010 – Blog post about a successful seller’s shop closure for minor infraction after speaking out about the breach (follow the links within the post)

September 20, 2010 – Chad Dickerson on Security Breach

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