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Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:54 PM

More about the Journal News posting gun permit info

CBS News just interviewed 2 retired police officers who have gun permits.
The newspaper 'outing' them has put their lives in danger because of the
people they have put in jail can now find out where they live.

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Reply More about the Journal News posting gun permit info (Original post)
Bay Boy Jan 2013 OP
gejohnston Jan 2013 #1
virginia mountainman Jan 2013 #2
splat Jan 2013 #3
gejohnston Jan 2013 #4
slackmaster Jan 2013 #8
Glassunion Jan 2013 #5
slackmaster Jan 2013 #7
Glassunion Jan 2013 #9
slackmaster Jan 2013 #6
splat Jan 2013 #10

Response to Bay Boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:57 PM

1. my advice to the two officers

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Response to Bay Boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 06:58 PM

2. Yep, they don't care, they have armed guards now at the Journal News....

The Roanoke Times pulled this shit a few years ago, and all hell broke loose.... I wonder if the Journal News, will post their armed guard's home addresses as well?


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Response to Bay Boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:04 PM

3. Where you live is not a secret

Phone books, city directories, all sorts of companies that bill you all already have always known where you live if they know your name.

I don't see that these two officers are any less safe because now, in addition to their addresses, it's also known they have gun permits.

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Response to splat (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:08 PM

4. you won't find me in a phone book

because I don't have a landline. They probably have unlisted numbers. How many street thugs know what a city directory is or where to find one? Is RL Polk even still producing them?

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Response to gejohnston (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:59 PM

8. I have a land line but it's not listed in the directory in my name, or that of my ex-wife...

 

...or any identifiable actual person's name.

The address is not listed.

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Response to splat (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:45 PM

5. Our head of security cannot be found easily at all

Everything is in his wife's name (maiden) for a reason.

He's been to my wedding, I play poker with him on occasion, yet I don't know where he lives and I respect his privacy. However the 200+ people we had arrested last year might not be so interested in his privacy.

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Response to Glassunion (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:57 PM

7. Do you have to wear a blindfold and get driven to his house when the game is at his place?

 

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 08:07 PM

9. No... We never go to his house.

We play at our houses. We have never played at his house.

Every 6th time we play he buys the food and collects the kitty.

It's sad but he isn't even registered to vote.

It's a shitty thankless job. I do not envy him. A year ago a job opened up to work with him, I flat out refused to consider the job. I could not sleep at night having to fire as many people as he does.

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Response to splat (Reply #3)

Fri Jan 4, 2013, 07:54 PM

6. That is nonsense. My address has NEVER been published in a phone book or city directory.

 

It is available from the San Diego County Assessor/Recorder's office if you happen to know my name, but you have to pay to retrieve it and the fact that you requested the information will be recorded.

There are companies from which you can buy aggregated public record data (I used to work for one) but they also keep track of who they have given the information to.

There are DEGREES of "publicness" of public information.

There are people who have their property recorded in the name of a private trust that does not include their names, and many people who rent their homes don't have their addresses in public records at all.

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Response to splat (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 01:48 AM

10. There's more than you know

My city has its assessor database online, you can search in various ways. I have also had access to voter lists and the driver's license/registration database as well as political donors and arrest records. All include your address.

Privacy is an illusion, and apparently a relatively new one, which seems ironic given the data mining that social networks and Google do on us.

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