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Should being able to purchase people's unlisted numbers be outlawed?


I have a relative that has a history of stalking. This person is able to purchase my unlisted number no matter how much I change it. He can get access to all of my private info. numbers, address etc. Every couple of years he does it just to taunt me. Should it be illegal for companies to be able to sell this information to just anyone? Do you have any idea how easy it is to find out anything about anyone for only $20 bucks? Is that not scary? Do you miss the days unlisted meant just that?

 

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    oh wow, that's eerie with the missing person's number. sad. I'm with you it's just too easy to get information and fraud is rampant because of it.

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    I agree, there is an ethical line I think that was crossed a long time ago and it's very unfortunate. Now we have Google street view - just incase your stalker want's a birds eye view of what your home looks like. sigh.


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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    Which I think poses another question on the ethics of some marketing companies - but that's a whole other subject :). Thanks for the advice, I'll look into Google voice, my skype number/service has been less than stellar.

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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 3 years ago

    Unfortunately, even a number on the do not call list can be bought by someone. I was on said list and he found me anyway. I love your answering machine message :) lol


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