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Comment: Re:My old Uni did this. (Score 5, Insightful) 172 172

I logged in for the first time in years to say this:

If you are dealing with confidential data, you should not be emailing it in plain text. EVER.

Even if your server isn't mining the data, someone on the other end (or someone in between) could too.

Would you feel comfortable having your social security number being sent over yahoo/hotmail/random university email?

You can do this in a number of ways. IBM chose to do all of them. Why do you find that funny? -- D. Taylor, Computer Science 350

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