Equifax settlement
(Mike Allen)

Are you owed money by the Equifax settlement? Are you sure you haven’t checked 12 times yet?

In case you haven’t been reminded by every news outlet all this past week, Equifax is paying a settlement to everyone affected by their 2017 data breach, and you (yes you!) could be entitled to some money as a result. Most of the payouts I’ve seen so far have been for $125, which is a large amount to some, but a “meh” figure for others.

I’m not sure if I’m the only one who does this, but I tend to look at sums of money in terms of how much of a certain product it could get me. It helps put things in a real-world perspective, I feel. $20? That’s like five meals from Taco Bell, so $125 is quite the bounty when looking at it this way.

Still, data privacy — as has been covered on this site before — is a growing concern with more and more business conducted online. I’m not sure if the punishment fits the crime in this Equifax settlement, but I’d say take the money and hope for the best in the future.

Past Sundaze comics

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Sam Presti blows up the OKC Thunder as we know it
It’s official: College costs an arm and a leg
Oklahoma humidity: Turn around, don’t drown … in the air
Happy Father’s Day! Now help him with housework
OKC ‘Sweatpant Bandit’ taking advantage of cool temps
Opioid trial could cause tears for Johnson & Johnson
Oklahoma’s Waterworld: Dangerous, deadly, destructive
Ransomware attackers unaware of OKCPS finances
Time for Boomer and Sooner to shotgun some beers
Measles breaks out as comeback story of the year
Rumble seeks Thunder solutions at bottom of a bottle
Easter bunny encouraging camouflage eggs
Things go off the rails at the Oklahoma Capitol
A flood of news from Norman
The Bradford Pear needs to tone it down
Spring is for the opportunities, not the birds
Snakes to green beer: St. Patrick’s Day makes no sense
‘Save the Egg,’ or else how will the aliens get home?
New Gun restaurant has great name, but not for reason you think
Influx of youth begs important OKC City Council debate
5 weeks later: How is your New Year’s resolution going?
Here we go again: Tom Brady in his ninth Super Bowl
21st century art opportunities for OKCPS students
Bacon takes the ’10-year challenge’
If Mike Stoops watched Bedlam…
False flag fears epitomize extreme views in America
Ironically, whooping cranes have view of OKC growth
Value of Walmart eye test debated with SQ 793
ABLE Commission preps for new alcohol laws, pandemonium
Toad in the hole: Mushroom has long week
OKC’s modern society is mural society
Uneasy riders: Critics blame Boren for … OU?
Football season is heating up in Oklahoma
Animal Crackers freed from cage, sent to belly
Bon Appetit flabbergasted by Nonesuch in OKC
QAnon: Your latest online political conspiracy theories
Election robocalls keep robot employment high
Oklahoma health care community clowning around
What was the Board of Health smoking?
Buffalo Wild Wings hacker missed delicious opportunity