A POS software company competitor has published real customer data – of a user of their software and a customer of the user – on their website to illustrate a point they are making about their software. They could have easily used made up data. Instead, they have breached the privacy of the customer and demonstrated a lack of attention to detail.
Privacy is important for all involved. How you deal with it reflects on your attention to detail.
UPADTE 17/11. Seems they read this blog. The name has been partially obscured. We wonder if they apologised to Mrs Whitchurch?