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  1. Deke40

    Deke40 Thread Starter

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    Just goofing around with google and got this return. I think I am going to remove my actual birthday. I guess it doesn't mean much either way as registering is so easy. Just makes me a little more paranoid.
     

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  2. BLUE66

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    I agree, it is freeky, that's why I don't put too much info on my profile. :rolleyes:
     
  3. brindle

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    That I don't like. Am going to change my profile asap.....thanks Deke
     
  4. xgerryx

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    Putting your own name into google can come up with some interesting results as well.
     
  5. CoasterFreak

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    Ehh, doesn't really bother me..lol Who's really going to do a google search on my username??
     

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  6. BLUE66

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    I've always had an unlisted phone number, which has helped to keep me off the google list...what is really unnerving is that you can put in someone's name, get their address if they're listed and then mapquest will show you exactly how to get there :eek:
     
  7. Deke40

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    Blue66-If you think that is bad go to this link and enter the info and click "Find" then click "More Info" by the person's name and on the next page click "Find Neighbors".
     
  8. BLUE66

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    The link didn't work for me. :rolleyes:
     
  9. Deke40

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    Try it again as I left an unintended letter in there.
     
  10. ~Candy~

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    They have had reverse number lookups for phone books since at least the 80's. If I know your address, I can find your phone number, and vis versa......nothing new here guys ;)

    Obviously with your birthday being listed, unless you use your real name here, I'm not understanding the conspiracy theory :D
     
  11. Rockn

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    Ay web site you visit can be indexed by Google and forums are a favorite because the content changes all the time. Nothing at all to be shocked abuout. Blogs are indexed even more often that forums.
     
  12. TechGuy

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    I'm not much of a privacy paranoia guy, but I understand that a lot of people are. I have no problem posting my address and birthday on my web site, and I'm not really convinced that that would make me any more of a target for identity theft. In any event, never enter any information into any web site that you're not comfortable with the whole world knowing... whether it's indexed by Google or sold to advertisers.


    PS. We don't sell anything to advertisers. :)
     
  13. Big-K

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    Searching my name in google(not middle) gives me some strange results, including links about a canadian trumpeter and a porn star. I wonder if its a sign...
     
  14. Deke40

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    My oldest daughter and son have both been through the Identity Theft problem. Although my son's problems were instigated by his worthless brother-in-law. My daughter's theft was done using her maiden name and didn't ever have her SS# right.

    A lot of the problem is most companies make it to darn easy to get credit from them.

    One good thing is Texas and a few other states have a program were you can have a lock put on your credit record and the only way a creditor can access it is with a pin number supplied to the person that has been a victim of Idenity Theft.
     
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