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We need to solve Credential Recovery once and for all

[Update: I now have a proposal for how to solve this: Paradux] First we picked a good password, which we reused for many sites all over the web. Some of those sites were broken into, so the bad guys got their hands on our passwords and promptly impersonated us all over the web. Reusing passwords…

Closing my Spotify account

You actually need to fill out a form which is really hard to find (here it is if you need it). Here's what I said: 1. Please close my account immediately. 2. Please immediately delete all information that you have about me or my activities on Spotify or otherwise. 3. Please immediately advise all third…

Response from Spotify

I sent a note to the Spotify e-mail address that they published for questions re their new privacy policy. This is what I got back: Hello Johannes, Thanks for getting in touch. If you have not already read our blog posts: Please see here for an overview of some of the updates in the Terms…

Bye, bye, Spotify! It was nice while it lasted

I have been a Spotify user for years. They don't offer all the world's music, but it is close. Recordings that I never would have bought, and so I never would have heard, just a click away. Absolutely amazing. World-altering, for music lovers. Now I'm leaving. Why? Because not even the NSA is accused of…