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Month: February 2017

Anonymous Purchase: Example

Anonymous Purchase: Example

I can’t remember the last time a piece of mail or a package arrived at my home that was addressed to my real name with my real address.  The mailbox collects dust, and I enjoy checking it periodically just to confirm that once again, the junk mail is nonexistent. Occasionally a piece of mail will arrive in an alias name, or a marketing flyer will show up addressed to “current resident”.  Those are acceptable and welcome because I know that…

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Family Tree Now (opt-out)

Family Tree Now (opt-out)

Over the past couple months, a new website has come to the attention of many Internet users and privacy enthusiasts.  FamilyTreeNow.com, like many other people search websites, discloses a great deal of personal information on a great many people.  Some of the data it discloses is typically only available from paid services.  Needless to say, Family Tree Now site poses a personal safety risk, especially to those who have been in abusive relationships or work in sensitive professions. For more…

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