Jeffrey Worley (technoid)

From: Tom Jennings <>
Date: Thu Dec 2 13:32:01 2004

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Jay West wrote:

> > > Yes. The problem with SSNs is that they are publicly accessible in
> I don't get it. I just don't see what the big deal is with knowing someone's
> SSN.
> People think it's magical key that can get you all kinds of information about
> someone. Bullsh*t. An SSN does NOT get you an entry into peoples private
> information. Not as the key anyways.

In a "real" world that would be true. In fact, right now,
for one simple example, with your cellphone # and soc sec, I
could add a phone to your service, disconnect you, buy things,
etc. all because stupid lazy corporations rely on "last four
of your soc sec" for "security".
Received on Thu Dec 02 2004 - 13:32:01 GMT

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