Data Collection Isn’t New

At this point, most of us are accustomed to our personal information being collected and sold by marketing companies. But sometimes they reach too far.

A telemarketer for an IT-related service called me today to try and get My IT Guy, as a Managed Services provider, to buy their product. That’s not unusual. I get too many of those calls as is.

However, this one stood out because they had called my PERSONAL CELL, which isn’t┬áplastered on any My IT Guy-related pages, or anywhere public facing (as far as I can tell).

I asked how she got my number and she said they buy some of their info from…

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