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I've considered setting up a browser in a VM and saying yes to every notification/push request I get there. I wonder how long it would take for it to become totally unusable because of the notifications coming in.
How many people say yes to them? Must be enough to make it worthwhile.
I use a VPN, so the location is useless. Regardless, I'd rather enter a postal code to select a store. My location is none of their business, particularly when so many of these sites share information with whoever wants it.
There was a time I was in the white pages, but I matured.
So, this is what I find fascinating. I don't recall anyone ever complaining about a huge book of names, addresses, and phone numbers being handed out for free.
Now with the internet, people are scared over data that can't even be linked to them being shared with someone.
It's not a knock on you and no I am not trolling. I am genuinely amazed at how that has shifted and am very curious as to why. No one seems to know what dangers there might be with linking an ip address with a zip code yet so many people, especially technologically educated people, are so worried about it. I don't understand it which is maybe why it fascinates me.
Greg Utas wrote:
My mobile is still Californian even though I last lived there 15 years ago
That explains why you don't answer when I call.
Social Media - A platform that makes it easier for the crazies to find each other.
Everyone is born right handed. Only the strongest overcome it.
Fight for left-handed rights and hand equality.
I think what has changed is stuff like identity theft, hacking, surveillance, and stalking.
The only identity theft I heard about back in the day was people who wanted to disappear. They'd steal the identity of someone who died in childhood, get a birth certificate, apply for a social security number, and establish a completely new identity.