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I am very private about my personal information 25 26.88%
I'm not that private about my personal information, only to a degree 26 27.96%
I keep a few personal things to myself (surname, or town/city, etc) 23 24.73%
I don't care. People can know my name, where I live, doesn't bother me 19 20.43%
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:08 PM   #1
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How private do your personal information on the internet?

Are you really iffy about telling people your name, country, town, credit card information, mother's maiden name, etc?


Or do you not really mind all that much?


I for one, don't mind all that much. People can know my name, where I live, I don't care too much. I won't give them info that would give them access to things (UG password (looking at your Devourke) facebook password, etc)) but I don't mind telling people my name or location or whatever


If you are pretty private about it, how come?



edit: that ****ing thread title

I meant "How private do you keep your personal information on the internet?"

I went full retard for a minute
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:11 PM   #2
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:16 PM   #3
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:17 PM   #4
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:20 PM   #5
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JJ Feu is an alias, South of Cincinnati is a broad area, other than that, is there really much other info that can hurt you?
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:25 PM   #6
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:25 PM   #7
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I like to think my full online identity is pretty secure.
...It's obviously not, but I like to think so.

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Old 05-19-2013, 08:26 PM   #8
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not really private
just that no one really cares
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:26 PM   #9
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #10
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:29 PM   #11
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:31 PM   #12
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:43 PM   #13
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:52 PM   #14
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I don't give my address or email out or anything (unless it is someone I know and trust) but other than that I don't really care.

The way I see it, if someone really wanted my info bad enough to go and look for it, there are ways for them to find it regardless of what I post online. Same goes for everyone else.

If you're online, you have an IP address. I can (fairly easily) track your IP address and find out your ISP and a rough area of where you live. After that it's just a matter of contacting your ISP and getting you name, or getting enough info (legally or illegally) to find out the rest. It's not that hard to do really, it's just a matter if you care enough to spend the time and energy to track all of that stuff down...
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:56 PM   #15
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I don't give my address or email out or anything (unless it is someone I know and trust) but other than that I don't really care.

The way I see it, if someone really wanted my info bad enough to go and look for it, there are ways for them to find it regardless of what I post online. Same goes for everyone else.

If you're online, you have an IP address. I can (fairly easily) track your IP address and find out your ISP and a rough area of where you live. After that it's just a matter of contacting your ISP and getting you name, or getting enough info (legally or illegally) to find out the rest. It's not that hard to do really, it's just a matter if you care enough to spend the time and energy to track all of that stuff down...

You don't even need to do that. There's websites that allow you to figure this stuff out. Whether they're legal or not depends on the laws in your country.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:01 PM   #16
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IDGAF really, if someone wants to steal my private information then I can't stop it anyway.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:01 PM   #17
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You don't even need to do that. There's websites that allow you to figure this stuff out. Whether they're legal or not depends on the laws in your country.


Well, yeah if you want to pay for it.

As it turns out I have more time than money right now so....
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:02 PM   #18
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i've provided plenty of information on this forum scattered throughout my posts. if someone really wanted to find me, they easily could.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:06 PM   #19
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I've posted the city where I live and the school I go to but I won't post my address. There's certain things I want to keep private and I'm sure no one here wants to visit me anytime soon so whatever.
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:07 PM   #20
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Im very unprivate, for instance I checked my facebook profile details the other night and apparently my religious views are Lemmy is God and my political view is simply Tsar Nicholas II. So apparently everyone can see how ******ed I was when I was 15.
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