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HubPages shows my IP

  1. BundleBoy profile image69
    BundleBoyposted 7 years ago

    I guess it was when I was posting a comment, HubPages showed my IP. That was scary, why do they have to do that? Can other users also see it? why do they need to show-off my IP? Can they have it for themselves (and not show it to the world)?

    Can someone shed dome light on why they show it? and also can everyone see my IP?

  2. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    It is shown only to the hub owner, so he/she may deal with spam/malicious comments more efficiently.

  3. girly_girl09 profile image78
    girly_girl09posted 7 years ago

    It's under the TOS that you agreed to when you signed up...didn't you read all of it? Just kidding, just kidding! big_smile I certainly didn't read the entire thing lol.

    I don't really love it, either, however the only people that can see it are the ones that own the hub that you're posting the comment to. Don't worry, not everyone can see your IP.

    Hope this helps. smile

  4. BundleBoy profile image69
    BundleBoyposted 7 years ago

    My BP is back to normal now! thank you Misha & girly_girl09.