Morningatar: sending portfolio info about OTHER PEOPLE?

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ResearchMed
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Morningatar: sending portfolio info about OTHER PEOPLE?

Post by ResearchMed » Thu May 24, 2018 8:43 am

Whoa!

Morningstar is sending out portfolio updates to other people.

They are "aware of the problem" and they are "sorry for the inconvenience".

Say what?

"Richard <omitted>" - don't worry, we won't share your info with anyone else!

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Post by cfs » Thu May 24, 2018 11:07 am

Is this happening? Situation normal then! Note, I no longer visit the website, after their "upgrades" it takes way too long to open their home page and to load other pages. Good luck y gracias por leer / cfs
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Re: Morningatar: sending portfolio info about OTHER PEOPLE?

Post by livesoft » Thu May 24, 2018 11:09 am

I saw this a few years ago when I used a M* portfolio X-ray. I was amused by someone's else's portfolio, but I don't recall seeing any personally identifiable info.
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Re: Morningatar: sending portfolio info about OTHER PEOPLE?

Post by rustymutt » Thu May 24, 2018 11:11 am

I cancelled my new membership because of connection issues that I couldn't figure out. Oh well.
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Re: Morningatar: sending portfolio info about OTHER PEOPLE?

Post by ResearchMed » Thu May 24, 2018 7:23 pm

Morningstar has acknowledged their mistake (characterizing it as a one day problem, and it was not just one day).
We should be re-assured that it won't happen again...

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