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Privacy Issue

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Created on: 08/18/09 06:38 PM Views: 1179 Replies: 1
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 6:38 PM

Brad,
I received this email from one of our active classmates. "During a bored moment playing around with my computer, I googled my name. My name along with several other classmates appeared on a link. When I clicked on it brought me directly to this website. From there I could click on to anyone's name and get all the personal information. No password needed. So, the world can access any classmate just by googling a name. I know in today's world "privacy" is almost non-existent... Just thought you would want to know."

Is there some way to protect against this?

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 7:13 PM - Response #1

It's not actually happening. This is a common misconception however. The Classmate doing the Google search is still logged into the site. That's all. For a full explanation of what's happening here please:

1) Click FAQs above
2) Click Questions About Privacy
3) Read Question #6


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