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data Valdez
 n.— «“The way we look at this is, it’s a Data Valdez situation,” said Tara Lemmey, president of San Francisco-based advocacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation. Just as the the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill off the coast of Alaska was a disaster, so too is Microsoft’s loss of confidential information, she said.» —“Cyber hackers breach 40 million Hotmail account” by David Akin National Post Aug. 31, 1999. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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