Heads up ... Privacy issue to check out

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Cetawin, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    FYI-There's a site called spokeo.com that's a new online USA phone book with your personal info:everything from pics you've posted on FB or web, your credit score, home value and pix, income, age, children,etc. Remove yourself by searching for your name, copy the URL of your page, then go to the bottom right corner of ...the page, click the Privacy button to remove yourself.


    I removed stuff in my name, my husband's and I know several other people who have found their ifnormation there, including one of our moderators/administrators. Check it out.

    Here is the Snopes.com confirmation of this

    http://www.snopes.com/computer/internet/spokeo.asp
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Never knew they existed. Thanks!
     
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Me either until yesterday...you are welcome.
     
  4. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Yeah, I found out about this the other day. Scary stuff! I promptly removed myself and my family from the site's listings.
     
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I have managed to remove myself, DH, and my deceased daughter from the web site. Thank yo for pointing this out.
     
  6. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    holy cow, that's crazy!!! I'm Canadian here, gonna check my name... just in case
     
  7. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, there i was, and my husband, with pictures of our property! Scary! i removed us both. Thank you for the information.
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    All the info on me is outdated and wrong. Thank goodness for the witless protection!
     
  9. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Quote:LOL that helps [​IMG]
     
  10. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow that is crazy my name wasnt on there luckly thanks for the heads up
     

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