Google Fun

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by ronjor, May 29, 2004.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Privacy? :D

    Type your user name on this forum in the google search engine.
     
  2. greyfox

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    I got over 15,000 hits for greyfox, which makes me realize how unoriginal I was at thinking of a user name. I only saw two that referred to my posts on Wilders, But then I didn't look at all 15,000 plus. With all those othere greyfoxes on the net, don't think I'll worry about the privacy issue.
     
  3. ronjor

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    Greyfox

    I think it is interesting how fast Google caches information. I found some newsgroup posts I made years ago too.

    Try your phone number.

    I don't worry about privacy. We have none.

    :cool:
     
  4. greyfox

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    Yep, our name and address came up just like that. I didn't know Google has a phone book directory. I see they give you the choice of having the listing removed.
     
  5. Jooske

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    try Jooske security
    i like it to be on top of the search engines, thanks to this forum.
    I use some threads in my resume.

    More Google fun?
    type your phone number like this 0123-456789 and google is your instant calculator
    type wilderssecurity.com and you might get here immediately
    For myself i could not find address and other personal data, nor my phone number so if i ever forget myself i'll have to look for other ways gathering myself back.
     
  6. Detox

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    I've long removed my phone number from their service - and I can vouch for the fact that they really do remove it.

    Anyway.. searching "Detox" will get you lots of interesting finds while this forum will come up a little bit down the list - not far, btw!

    Searching "Detox security" (as suggested by Jooske once upon a time) puts me right on top :D
     
  7. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    The fact is, I like Google. It is makes the web easier to search. It hasn't always been so easy.

    The fact that two people could start Google and turn it into a multi-billion dollar business is a true success story.

    Long live Google!
     
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    ronjor Global Moderator

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    Tony

    Thanks for the link. Don't know how I missed it! :)
     
  10. greyfox

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    I love Google too! It's great to do surname searches for genealogical purposes. I got stuck on a New York Times crossword puzzle today and Googled to help solve it.
     
  11. ronjor

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    Google is a great spell checker too. Doesn't help my typing much though. :)
     
  12. color

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    WOW if I'd'a'no'n that i might have been more, a , a, profesional about some of the things i posted :) LOL
    really neat, but scary also
     
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