JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Publishing a tree online, a caution... an example #general


Joseph Hirschfield
 

Important information that can be obtained >from family trees that are not
available on public websites are: mother's maiden name and names of maternal
and paternal grandparents.
These items are often used as by individuals as identifiers in online
security questions.

Joe Hirschfield
Portage, MI
HIRSCHFELD, HIRSZFELD, LINDENBAUM -
Skwarzawa, Sielec Bienkow, Glinyany, Jaryczow Nowy-GALICIA
MINOWICKI, MINOWITZKI, MINOFF - Brest Litovsk, Wysokae Litovsk-BELARUS

In a message dated 5/2/2011 10:33:03 AM, zgriner@yahoo.com writes:
Unfortunately, some people object to having anything posted on the
Internet because of their media-hyped fears of the unknown as to what
this information can be used for. Unknown to them, using some of the
data aggregator websites in the "Vital Records" section of Steve Morse's
website, the odds are I can identify their spouses, adult children and
their spouses and maiden names, and their birthdates, phone numbers and
addresses. Using Facebook, I can discover more information, depending on
their privacy settings.

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