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Old 05-06-2010, 09:49 AM
dixie_boysles dixie_boysles is offline
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Angry www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

Sara just called me and told me about spokeo.com. Its an online "phonebook" that basically looks up any info about you using your email address from what sites you are apart of. I have tried removing my listing, but it wont let me!!! it doesnt matter what URL I put in, i cant remove my listing! Basically ANYONE and everyone can look up your info, and just pay 2.50 a month to look at ALL info that you have posted anywhere, pics, etc etc...

someone firgure out how to remove a listing! I have went to all the accounts that I can think of and turned on privacy settings, but it doesnt work that great

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Old 05-06-2010, 10:35 AM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

Thanks for letting me know about it. I never knew this site existed. Have you filled out the removal form? If not, go here.....
http://www.spokeo.com/privacy
If you have done that. What does the e-mail say?
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Old 05-06-2010, 12:08 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

yeah i tried, every time i enter a URL, it always says doesnt recognize URL
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:05 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

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Thanks for letting me know about it. I never knew this site existed. Have you filled out the removal form? If not, go here.....
http://www.spokeo.com/privacy
If you have done that. What does the e-mail say?
Worked for me, thanks guy... Even though it just said im male, 24, from oklahoma...people have more info than that on their facebooks.
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:10 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

Is that for the us only?
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:12 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

Creepy. I did the email search, SO MUCH STUFF. Haha.
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Old 05-09-2010, 08:50 AM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

yeah, whitepages.com is pretty much the same thing
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Old 05-31-2010, 01:51 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

Welcome to the electronic age.

A couple of my more paranoid friends combat this using a "phoenix" approach. Once a year they purge their usernames, email addresses, accounts, ect. and start from scratch, so that there is never the "accumulation" of information linked to one identity.
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I just looked myself up on spokeo, and apparently I am a young hispanic male living in a home worth $1m+ with my african american wife, and my phone number they have listed rings up the local pizza shack. ROFL! Guess the accuracy of that website is questionable at best.
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:57 PM
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Default Re: www.spokeo.com....WTF! pisses me off

This is a whole lot of hubbub over nothing. If you place your name, email address, or phone number in public view, it is searchable. I'm not sure why people find this so shocking. You can 1.2 minutes on google and come up with the same results, if not more for free. I do it all the time.
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