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Spock - A new people stalker

I found myself. Hmmm. I have now appended to it to include vague information. 'cause some of this stuff, like "Where were you born?" is NOT a good idea to have up there. Why, you ask? Think of the "security questions" you are commonly offered by banks and other financial places.

They're not all that good though. I just tried three names of friends, and could only find one.

Not too surprised. I'm quite out there, in terms of claiming my own name.

Amusingly, they also have dead people.
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shanrina From: shanrina Date: August 9th, 2007 02:10 am (UTC) (Link)
I was just reading about people stalkers a few days ago, but spock.com was invitation-only when I tried it so I didn't get a chance to look for myself on it until tonight. I'm not on any of them, and I find it oddly comforting.

Also, FWIW, I solved the personal information dilemma by entering answers that I would always remember but that weren't true. A lot of people know my mother's maiden name because I plan to steal it for a pseudonym someday, but if anyone tried to answer that as the answer to a security question it would still show up as wrong. Ditto with things like my birthplace and stuff--the truth is not the right answer to the question prompt thingy.
ibneko From: ibneko Date: August 9th, 2007 02:28 am (UTC) (Link)
Really? Odd - I got in without an invite. I do have 101 invites to give out, if you're curious though...

Heh. Yeah, I do that as well, for some things.
faerunner From: faerunner Date: August 20th, 2007 11:35 pm (UTC) (Link)
Spock finds less on me than Google does (it finds nothing, Google finds a few cross-country records and a news article about someone who isn't me).

It's strangely comforting to know that without doing serious digging no one would be able to locate or stalk me (although anyone who's been on the few forums I frequent could probably pinpoint my location within a few miles).
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