timothy from the gee-maybe-they-should-collect-less dept.
Rick Zeman writes "CNN.com is reporting that United Parcel Service has lost backup tapes containing the identies of 3.9 million Citigroup customers. According to UPS, '... a "small package" containing data storage tapes was lost while being transferred to a credit reporting bureau.' According to Citigroup, they 'included Social Security numbers, names, account history and loan information about retail customers, and former customers, in the United States.'"
The IQ of the group is the lowest IQ of a member of the group divided
by the number of people in the group.