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Now Some Companies Even Demand To Know Your Childhood ZIP Code

justabubba

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and this is a good thing
it's a stronger effort to protect customers' identities
similar to wanting to know your mother's surname
 

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and this is a good thing
it's a stronger effort to protect customers' identities
similar to wanting to know your mother's surname
But is it realistic? How many people at age 50 remember the phone number or zip code for where they lived between ages 5 and 8? Especially if they led a continually mobile lifestyle, such as a military kid.

I'm kind of weird in that I actually do remember, but I wouldn't give it a second thought if somebody else doesn't.
 

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But is it realistic? How many people at age 50 remember the phone number or zip code for where they lived between ages 5 and 8? Especially if they led a continually mobile lifestyle, such as a military kid.

I'm kind of weird in that I actually do remember, but I wouldn't give it a second thought if somebody else doesn't.
don't see you feeling sorry for the people who have lived in the same home their entire life
they have nothing to play with
 

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I couldn't tell you the phone number or zip code for any of the places I lived before around age 10. we moved a lot and I didn't really give a ****.
 

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I'm kind of old, 57, but I don't believe we had ZIP or postal codes when I was a child. Guess that means I won't be able to conduct business with some companies in the future - I'm heartbroken.
 

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Each person should be irrevocably copyrighted. Data collecting companies can collect all the data they want, but whenever they sell it they should have to send the person a royalty check and a list of who it was sold to and for what purpose.
 
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