[Ansteorra] Child safety - new & bad google feature

Celeste Shelton teacherceleste at hotmail.com
Tue May 15 16:24:20 PDT 2007

When I did this with our phone number, entire email threads from the Bryn Gwald list came up, INCLUDING the one where Giotto posted the step by step directions to our house.  I had NO IDEA that email could be found that way.

> Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 11:05:38 -0700> From: thetexladi at sbcglobal.net> To: ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org> Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Child safety - new & bad google feature> > I just did this....when you inter "My # ' it shows that I'm M.O.C. for Ansteorra and if you chick that ,...it takes you to Ansreorra web site...it also has my aminal rescue web page there.> I didn't know this...Thank you ...Thank You> > > Kandyce> > Lily Rose Sinclaire <lilyrose.sinclaire at gmail.com> wrote:> Greetings,> > As a tangent to the child safety exchanges going on on this list, I thought> it might be useful to forward this email to the Kingdom. I just received it> from my daughter's teacher.> > This is the first time I hear of this feature, and although I have been a> great fan of Google since the beginning, this really is taking it too far.> > By the way, my number *is* unlisted (or so I thought) and I am on the> "federal do no call list" yet my number still came up publicly accessible> through this search. So, the end of this message is erroneous - you can be> found even if your number is unlisted.> > > > Lily Rose> > > > > "Hello 7A Parents,> > > > I'm forwarding this email on to you. FYI> > > > Thanks.> > > > Team 7A> > > > > > - Hide quoted text -> Hello all,> > Please read below and then send to your parent emails as an FYI and> safety precaution.> > Thank you,> > > > > Amanda Hamm> > Prevention Supervisor - Aprende Region> > (480) 783-2295 office> > (480) 215-4497 cell> > ahamm at kyrene.org> > > ================================> > > > Google has implemented a new feature which enables you to type a> telephone number into the search bar and hit enter and you will be> given the person's name and address. If you then hit MapQuest, you> will get a map to the person's house. Everyone should be aware of> this! It's a nationwide reverse telephone book.> > > > If a child gives out his/her phone number, someone can now look it up> to find out where he/she lives. The safety issues are obvious, and> alarming.> > > > Note that you can have your phone number removed or blocked. I tried> my number and it came up along with the mapquest and directions> straight to our house. I did fill out the removal form for myself, and> encourage all of you to do the same. Quite scary.> > > > Please look up your own number.> > > > In order to test whether your phone number is mapped, go to: google> ( http://www.google.com/) Type your phone number in the search bar> (i.e. 555-555-1212) and hit enter. If you want to BLOCK Google from> divulging your private information, simply click on your telephone> number and then click on the Removal Form. Removal takes 48-hours.> > > > Check your own number and although this may not apply to you if you> have an unlisted number or cell phone as primary contact, but you may> know someone who needs to know this.> > > > Please share this information with friends and family. "> _______________________________________________> Ansteorra mailing list> Ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-ansteorra.org> > > > It's nice to be Important ...But....It's more important to be nice...Ldy, Kandyce of Oakclyffe > > You see, in the final Analysis,...> It was never between you and them...> > It's between You and God... > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________> Ansteorra mailing list> Ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org> http://lists.ansteorra.org/listinfo.cgi/ansteorra-ansteorra.org
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