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    Just a little disconcerting how much information can be gathered on you and quickly compiled into this.

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    Re: spokeo.com

    And how much incorrect info..


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    Re: spokeo.com

    If you want to remove your info click privacy in the status bar at the bottom of the page and follow the directions.



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    Yeah, it says I live at my parents new condo. Awesome.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just a little disconcerting how much information can be gathered on you and quickly compiled into this.

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    Did you get this off ATS? lol
    I just read about this yesterday.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just a little disconcerting how much information can be gathered on you and quickly compiled into this.

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    It is amazing how easy it is to purchase information from the officers in your department...




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    That is why you set everything to private, use a dummy email address when signing up and not volunteer information about yourself that you don't need too.



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    I love how you have to enter your email address to be removed.


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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    I love how you have to enter your email address to be removed.
    Yeah, that bothered me too. And since my info was only about 50% correct, i will just leave it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    I love how you have to enter your email address to be removed.
    Sign up for dummy email address FTW. I think they limit 2-3 requests per email address so you may need multiple to clear your entire family.




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    We learned about this a couple weeks ago and "cleared" ourselves. Makes me wonder how many other similar sites are out there avoiding detection at the moment. There must be money in creating these sites, even if some find out and delete their listing.



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    It shows I live at 3 places in ames, good luck stalker...facebook is a better way to find me.


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    Mine was really accurate. My wife's was REALLY accurate. Definitely deleted, thanks for the link.




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    Re: spokeo.com

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just a little disconcerting how much information can be gathered on you and quickly compiled into this.

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    Yeah horribly inaccurate information, some is correct, but they have me being 15 years older than I am, and living in my OLD house, and still have my Married Children living with me. I wouldn't pay for their full report, for any reason.



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    Re: spokeo.com

    I checked this out for myself, my wife, and some of my coworkers. We're all mid-late 20's and Spokeo mostly had everybody's parents' info listed for us...creepy that they have pics of their houses tho.
    Intelius was by far worse for me...all the info was correct and you can see social security numbers.
    Other similar websites: Radaris, ZabaSearch, ZoomInfo, Pipl...all do similar creepy things

    Maybe best course of action is to let your congressmen/women know that we feel these typoe of websites should be illegal or that the government agencies should stop sharing our info online...that's where they're getting the info in a lot of cases


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