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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
5/3/2021

Do you worry about your privacy online?

77%
Yes WINNER

15

23%
No

6

77%
Yes

15 Comments
Robert Davidson
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Robert Davidson

That is why I avoid social media.

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Erin Knight
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Erin Knight

Because we are required to do SO many things on-line that request private information. Even just applying for a job, most places ask that you submit your application on-line. Such as ss#, DL# DOB, etc

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Kristine Thomas
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Kristine Thomas

It concerns me that one website will ‘know’ what I looked at on a different website. If other websites know what I’m doing online, other people likely do too.

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Jessica M
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Jessica M

We already know the govt conducts mass surveillance. Social media has made our private info into a commodity.

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Bob Pickett
1
Bob Pickett

just to much information out there

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Carl Evans
1
Carl Evans

I've worked in and around online security systems for decades, so I am always vigilant regarding my privacy.

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hale1730
0
hale1730

I maintain a very small digital footprint. No social media whatsoever.

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Tina Bouthillier
0
Tina Bouthillier

That is why I never do anything online except my work duties

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Carole Shepherd
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Carole Shepherd

I'm very much into tech with computer, i-Pad, i-Phone, etc so I certainly worry about privacy, hacking, identity theft, etc. But honestly don't see how the risk can be avoided in today's world.

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Jane
0
Jane

I dislike that you can find my address online. I dislike that very much and how much my property value is. That’s the bad part. But.......oh well!

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Connie Lowry
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Connie Lowry

I think that we only know a tiny fraction of the ways times we are being 'tracked' during our internet use and searches. Most is undoubtedly related to businesses but still that opens a door to more

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Marijo Weissgerber
0
Marijo Weissgerber

Yes. But I don't share anything that I would be upset if the WORLD knew about it.

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Patricia Kane
0
Patricia Kane

The chance of losing a loved one is overwhelming

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Linda Jeffcoat Amick
0
Linda Jeffcoat Amick

Always a concern and I monitor it regularly

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23%
No

6 Comments
rover6rover
2
rover6rover

I control the info I put out there, self-monitoring. I don't have young kids to worry about. I'm sure the usual suspects are collecting data but there isn't much interesting to learn about me.

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Elizabeth Spalding
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Elizabeth Spalding

Your info is already on the dark web, it just hasn't been bought/exploited yet. Take precautions, but worrying never solved any situation.

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Washington Jefferson
0
Washington Jefferson

I dont do anything that I would worry others would see. My financial information is easily protected should a compromise happen

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Stephanie Sarnoff
0
Stephanie Sarnoff

too many other things to be concerned about, and haven't had any bad experiences.

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Fozzie Bear
0
Fozzie Bear

I do not add info of myself online. If govt info on me is stolen, there is nothing I can do about it and I won't ruin my health dwelling on it. Those who put their lives online will be punished.

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Amanda Lynch
0
Amanda Lynch

I'm not doing anything bad , so why would I? My parents have full right to see what I'm doing, and even strangers wouldn't find anything interesting. Everything I do is harmless and normal.

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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
12 months left

Do your holiday decorations come down quickly or not so quickly?

Quickly

2

Not so quickly

1

Quickly

2 Comments
Ry Kali
1
Ry Kali

They fo up by Thanksgiving weekend and down by New Year's Day. We are tired of them by then, anyway.

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Lrac Snave
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Lrac Snave

If you don't put any holiday decorations up, you can "take them down" quickly.

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Not so quickly

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rover6rover
0
rover6rover

January 21st the ornaments came off the tree, 22nd the lights came off, 23rd it went out the door. Haven't unplugged the porch lights yet -- they still come on for a few hours when it gets dark!

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