Birchbox Subscription Loophole Leaves Privacy Hole

According to the Lifehacker article below, it looks like there is a security loophole in the Birchbox giftbox process, and it’s a potentially troubling one from a stalker / privacy standpoint.

According to the article, the giver of a Birchbox gift subscription gains access to the recipient’s physical address, just by signing someone up with their email address.

We assume that Birchbox will look at changing this policy now that it’s been brought to light, but in the meantime, if you receive a gift box, might want to think twice before accepting – if it’s from someone you don’t know well or trust completely.

Here’s the Lifehacker article


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