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Old 12-30-2005, 04:12 PM   #1 (Print)
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privateeye.com knew my whole family!

Sure I know everything's there for a price....but their 'educated' guess as to my family was accurate...including ages! Some interesting off spellings of my name too. Wonder what would be on my report if I dared buy it?

My wife had zip on her maiden or 1st married name. She was really under the radar until she met me.

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Old 12-30-2005, 04:19 PM   #2 (Print)
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Wow. That is... interesting and scary.

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Old 12-30-2005, 04:49 PM   #3 (Print)
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Its all public info anyone can find if thye want.

If you have existed in the last 20+ years, your info is somewhere to be found.

Sad. Scary. Real.

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Old 12-30-2005, 04:53 PM   #4 (Print)
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Doesn't show I'm related to anyone.

My wife's finds me though.
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:57 PM   #5 (Print)
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It finds my parents, but it thinks I'm 56.

Unless I've more than doubled my age overnight, they got that wrong

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Old 12-30-2005, 04:57 PM   #6 (Print)
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I'm there, but it has me as 5 years older than I am, and one of the previous addresses is wrong.
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Old 12-30-2005, 04:59 PM   #7 (Print)
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I played with this a little, for some reason the info on my father is pretty thin, no age or possible realatives............but me, they know IT ALL!!! LOL.

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:16 PM   #8 (Print)
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It found the whole family of someone I know, but the address is two addresses ago for her and one address ago for the rest of them.

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:17 PM   #9 (Print)
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And, depending on search terms, I've managed to get it find me five times so far.

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:43 PM   #10 (Print)
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Quote:
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My wife's finds me though.


Sorry to hear that....

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:47 PM   #11 (Print)
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Yep. They're watching you. Watching your every move.
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Old 12-30-2005, 05:56 PM   #12 (Print)
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Dang, when I search for me it provides 10 cities I've live in. All are accurate including one that I only lived in for 2 months and 1 that was 20 years ago.

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:59 PM   #13 (Print)
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I found hubby and his sister (it says his sister is 86 years old ! he he he )
it did find me but no records of me as my married self.

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Old 12-30-2005, 06:17 PM   #14 (Print)
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It finds me. Not sure how accurate though.
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:26 PM   #15 (Print)
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Cool it found me up till 4 years ago
Even has me as a kid!

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Old 12-30-2005, 06:29 PM   #16 (Print)
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Private Eyes
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:31 PM   #17 (Print)
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Here's a hypothetical question... say I hypothetically want to do research on a hypothetical former roommate who hypothetically spent some time in jail and hypothetically would want to track me down and hypothetically hurt me. Would doing a search be reported to the hypothetical searchee? I ran his name on the free site and two of the cities that came up were in Los Angeles. I think I would want to know if he is living in the same city but I wouldn't want him to be alerted to my address... hypothetically speaking, of course.

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Old 12-30-2005, 06:33 PM   #18 (Print)
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I don't imagine they report to the person being searched, just the person doing the search. I could be wrong and am only making a guess really.

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Old 12-30-2005, 06:35 PM   #19 (Print)
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It found me, as long as I'm 105 years old....
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:45 PM   #20 (Print)
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I don't imagine they report to the person being searched, just the person doing the search. I could be wrong and am only making a guess really.



I assume they don't either. Just the fact that this person could use this service to find me if he wanted to is frightening enough.

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Old 12-30-2005, 06:48 PM   #21 (Print)
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It couldn't find me at my home where I've lived for 5 years. The telephone is in my wife's maiden name, so maybe that's why it can't find me. Otherwise it has my old home and college addresses. It totally mangled my parent's middle names.
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Old 12-30-2005, 06:59 PM   #22 (Print)
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Private Eyes
they're watching you
they see your every move
Private Eyes
they're watching you


They see you when you're smeeking, they know when you're awake.
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Old 12-30-2005, 07:09 PM   #23 (Print)
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it did not find me(maybe i am just to young right now) but I think it found my mom
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Old 12-30-2005, 07:11 PM   #24 (Print)
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It has me but lists me as 44 which is about 18 years to many and my dad as 50.

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Old 12-30-2005, 07:24 PM   #25 (Print)
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It finds my parents, but it thinks I'm 56.

Unless I've more than doubled my age overnight, they got that wrong


I couldn't find me, but I could find my wife (with her old name).

I did a search for my dad and it found him, and listed me as a possible relative (but age 63!).

I'm only 25.

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Old 12-30-2005, 07:33 PM   #26 (Print)
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I entered just my first and last name. It found my last three addresses (in the US, not in Japan), my age, my husband, and my son. It didn't have my 2yr old daughter.

Searching under my maiden name gave me the same addresses, but the relatives are my parents, brother, sisters, and sister-in-law. All of our ages are correct.

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Old 12-30-2005, 07:58 PM   #27 (Print)
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I entered my first middle initial and last name. It had many possibles but one was me. It had two addressses and it linked me to all of my close relatives. All the ages were correct except that it had my brother twice and one of them was 2 years older than his actual age.
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Old 12-30-2005, 07:59 PM   #28 (Print)
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It found my ex and his parents and the age they would be now . . . if they hadn't died years ago.

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