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Postby Leisher » Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:06 pm

Because it needs its own thread...

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Postby GORDON » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:04 pm



That fucking information should be on a readily available public look-up.
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Postby Leisher » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:40 am

GORDON wrote:Source of the post


That fucking information should be on a readily available public look-up.


That's actually an interesting question. But to avoid derailing this thread, I'm going to take it elsewhere...

I do find it curious and pretty responsible that Grindr apparently even asked that question.
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Postby GORDON » Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:22 pm

I get the privacy angle, but when it comes to life-altering diseases, if you plan on engaging in behavior that could spread then, then there needs to be a public database with a cell phone app. Not registered? Then no one is going to fuck you.
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Postby TheCatt » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:16 pm

GORDON wrote:Source of the post I get the privacy angle, but when it comes to life-altering diseases, if you plan on engaging in behavior that could spread then, then there needs to be a public database with a cell phone app. Not registered? Then no one is going to fuck you.

If people want to fuck stupidly, then they fuck stupidly.
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Postby GORDON » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:34 pm

TheCatt wrote:Source of the post
GORDON wrote:Source of the post I get the privacy angle, but when it comes to life-altering diseases, if you plan on engaging in behavior that could spread then, then there needs to be a public database with a cell phone app. Not registered? Then no one is going to fuck you.

If people want to fuck stupidly, then they fuck stupidly.


There's that. I can appreciate that. But as a person who is going to be "out there," it is my observation that everybody lies, and I'd prefer a std app over taking their word for it.

And I bet the ladies would appreciate a vasectomy verification app.
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Postby Leisher » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:34 pm

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Postby GORDON » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:36 pm

Thank goodness no one has shopped there for a couple years.
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Postby Cakedaddy » Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:57 pm

I have started shopping there again. Since I have to pay tax at Amazon, and Best Buy matches Amazon, I buy at Best Buy for the reward points.

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Postby Leisher » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:29 pm

Cakedaddy wrote:Source of the post I have started shopping there again. Since I have to pay tax at Amazon, and Best Buy matches Amazon, I buy at Best Buy for the reward points.


Ditto.

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Postby Leisher » Sun May 13, 2018 5:38 pm

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Postby Leisher » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:21 pm

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Postby GORDON » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:31 pm

I stopped using them a few years ago.... they were getting squirrelly with using 3rd party vendors, when you thought you were dealing with newegg. Plus sales tax. Plus amazon matching their prices. Plus they lost my customer history data that went back over a decade.
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Postby Cakedaddy » Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:47 pm

I've never paid tax with Newegg. But I also only buy from Newegg and not their third party. Hell, I even avoid non-Amazon fulfilled items. They still have all my purchase history.

And I JUST bought something from them two days ago!! But I used Paypal.

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Postby Leisher » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:39 pm

Massive data dump reveals tens of millions of email addresses and passwords.

Site that claims to tell you if your email address has been compromised.

I always worry about those sites, but I did test it with real and not real accounts. Every single real account had been "pwned", whatever that means. Only 1 had been "pasted". Again, whatever that means.

One for passwords.

Does "pwned" mean your email is simply "known" to the world of hackers and spammers and whatnot?

Oh...I think I'm seeing that it is a list of emails recovered from data breaches. Thus, your email, if "pwned", was in those lists. Interesting.
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Postby Leisher » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:46 pm

Ah, a "paste" is really what you should be concerned about. That's where your info was actually put "into the wild" for hackers and whatnot.
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Postby TheCatt » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:09 pm

Leisher wrote:Source of the post Does "pwned" mean your email is simply "known" to the world of hackers and spammers and whatnot?

Just, just means your data has been exposed. But maybe some username/pw you used 10 years ago that you (hopefully) dont use anywhere else.
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Postby Cakedaddy » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:15 pm

What is a 'compromised' email address? To me, email addresses are like phone numbers. Easily guessed/faked/etc. Just like a robo caller eventually dialing your number, they will also send you an email. I mean, that's why we have spam filters.

As far as passwords, one of mine was used 300+ times. Another 32 times, and on 2 times. And those are my junk passwords that I use for stuff that doesn't really matter. Honestly, with the billions of passwords out there, I expected a higher number of other occurrences out there.

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Postby Leisher » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:32 pm

Cakedaddy wrote:Source of the post What is a 'compromised' email address? To me, email addresses are like phone numbers. Easily guessed/faked/etc. Just like a robo caller eventually dialing your number, they will also send you an email. I mean, that's why we have spam filters.


Basically, yes.

That's why the "paste" is a much bigger deal. It indicates there was a reason to put your info out to where it could be used. Of course, that could just be for spam I suppose...?
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