Somehow I don’t think this is what either the Big Data triumphalists or the techno-freedomites had in mind:
The list is defined as:
These rape sufferers are family members who have reported, or have been identified as individuals affected by specific illnesses, conditions or ailments relating to rape.
That’s right: someone took the time to identify rape victims and then turn that into a mailing list. Which they will sell to people. At $79 per 1,000 names.
There are more disgusting ways to make a living. Child porn comes to mind. But really, these internet guys know what’s best for the rest of the country.
Using Ghostery and a pseudonym, while not fool-proof, makes the bastards work for it at least.