Beware of Spokeo.com


Have you all heard of this website? Those of you that live in the United States may want to look into it. Apparently this website gathers information about people and posts it as an open directory. I Google myself a lot, old habits, and I found this website a couple months ago. You have to email them to get your information removed and even then I am not sure they actually delete it. It is simply not shown anymore. This website will post your name, address, a google image of your home, your age, email, phone number, AND will attempt to link you to your family members. If you are in any way concerned over your identity and the safety of your credit it might be a good idea to write this website if you are on it.

This makes you wonder how much of your information is being shared without your knowledge. Think about it people.

-Opinionated Man

37 thoughts on “Beware of Spokeo.com

  1. (If you don’t have a nae yet,use a reverse phone search or reversse e-mail search serices above
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  2. Reverse phone lookup services arre asssembled by individual companies at
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  4. we think, sadly, it’s a waste of time to have your name removed. My pub tried it two years ago and guess what, she’s back on! Meanwhile, in the Boston Globe yesterday ran an article where repo guys are driving thru parking lots and scanning license plates and selling that data. No privacy.

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    • Well it really is just a website where someone has taken the time to gather public record. I just don’t like my “public record” being held all in one place and sooooo easy to read. Prior addresses can easily be used to create credit cards or other fraudulent activity. Everyone knows “prior living” is one of those questions they ask.

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  5. It’s seriously disturbing especially considering how much of the information on sites like this is inaccurate. Not only does it lead to identity theft and stalking, but that inaccurate information could effect someone’s ability to get a job or housing.

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