Black People : A MUST READ! (Important)

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  1. dstny

    dstny Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    >Dear family & friends,
    >Google has implemented a new feature wherein you can type someone's
    >telephone number into the search bar and hit enter and then you will be
    >given a map to their house. Everyone should be aware of this!
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    >Note that you can have your phone number removed or blocked. Before
    >forwarding this, I tested it by typing my telephone number in
    >google.com.
    >My phone number came up, and when I clicked on the MapQuest link, it
    >actually
    >mapped out where I live. Quite scary. Please look up your own number.
    >
    >Read below for details. Think about it--if a child, ANYONE gives out
    >his/her phone number, someone can actually now look it up to find out
    >where he/she lives. The safety issues are obvious, and alarmi! ng. In
    >order to
    >test whether your phone number is mapped, go to: http://www.google.com/
    >
    >Type your phone number in the search bar (i.e. 555-555-1212) and hit
    >enter.If you want to BLOCK Google from divulging your private
    >information,
    >simply click on the telephone icon next to your phone number. Removal
    >takes
    >48-hours. If you are unlisted in th! e phone book, you might not be in
    >there, but it is a good idea just to check. If your number does come up
    >if you hit map, it will show you a direct map to your house... Please
    >forward on to friends and family.
     
  2. Nita

    Nita Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    yeah

    I got that e-mail too, but this e-mail was a few years too late I think. I lQQk up phone numbers on the net all the time. Since the net is so widespread I don't believe we can ever keep all of our personal info from somehow falling into cyberspace.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    thats some spooky crap still .
     
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    O my QQ it really did do that with my home numba QQ my goodness okay

    well that explains the last 5 stalkers :lol: smh let me stop LOL
     
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    Nisa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Yikes.. I think im going to get rid of the internet. :confused: :tweety:
     
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    This is a reminder to be carefully with your sensitive information. This is how people get their identity stolen and their cell numbers cloned. Pay that extra few cents to get an unlisted phone number and use a shredder to shred personal mail and the like.
     
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    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    Yes, it's definitely worth the few extra cents. I paid to have my number unlisted, and sure enough it is.

    I believe you can also get someone's address by using the online version of yellowpages and mapquest.
     
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