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Profile tracking – MySpace Pt.4

Posted by Michael Bloch in online world (Saturday May 13, 2006 )

In regards to the scam applications, some sites offer this “service”, but you need to click on ads, complete surveys or sign up for other services in order to get “the code” – and in the majority of cases, the code simply doesn’t work or the reports generated don’t show user ID’s.

In a nutshell, if you’re wanting to get a MySpace profile tracker, forget it – not only might you be opening yourself up to all sorts of unwanted attention such as spam, but it’s something that MySpace don’t want you using.

While the use of profile trackers is not specifically mentioned in the MySpace Terms of Service at this point in time, bear in mind that Terms of Service are designed to give the service provider enough flexibility to introduce rulings as they see fit. This is to protect against issues that may not have been foreseen when the Terms were originally established.

There’s definitely some MySpace users who are very unhappy with not being able to access this kind of information about visitors to their pages, but I feel that given the environment and membership, it’s a fair and wise decision on the part of MySpace.

If some sort of profile tracking service were introduced, I’d prefer it to be handled by MySpace and it being an opt-in/opt-out service – and by default, all minors identities not revealed via such a feature.

MySpace should be the *only* ones offering such as service, no third party companies. A quick look at some of the sites currently claiming to offer profile tracking services underlines why. All that data would not only be accessible to the user, but the service supplying the tracker – a somewhat disturbing prospect.

Related:

My other blog posts regarding MySpace

Customize your layout with this free MySpace profile code generator

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The mystery has been solved. As mentioned in my last post on MySpace, I’ve been seeing a stack of referrals to this blog resulting from search engine queries on the term: myspace pt. It was easy enough to figure out why I was getting these hits, but it took a little digging around to determine why people were searching for this information.

It turns out that “pt” is an abbreviation of “Profile Tracker”, a type of application which appears to be in great demand from MySpacers looking for a way to determine exactly who is viewing their profiles. While I have never written on this subject before, it was the titles in my MySpace related posts, (Pt. 1, Pt.2 etc.) which saw these people referred to this blog as a result of search engine queries.

So, here’s my opportunity to set the record straight on MySpace profile tracking.

The idea of a MySpace Profile Tracker goes beyond the normal tracking used on web sites to determine keyword searches, countries of origin etc. of visitors. What these MySpacers wish to see is exactly *who* is viewing their profiles; i.e. a direct link to the MySpace user who has visited their page.

As someone involved with web marketing and being a naturally curious human being, the idea of of a Profile Tracker is quite compelling, but also a little repelling. Sure, I’m curious to know who visits my MySpace profile, but by the same token, I don’t particularly like the idea of others seeing my name pop up in their stats – especially some of the more.. umm, colorful characters you come across in MySpace – you know, the ones where you hit the “back” button really, really quickly :).

Personal opinions aside, it appears that MySpace are taking action on these sorts of applications. Tom, founder of MySpace, posted a bulletin about it on May 10, stating they were mostly scams. From what I could research from the user forums, if there are any such applications that work, they are quickly blocked by the MySpace team – and attempting to use such an application can result in the termination of the user’s account.

In regards to the scam applications, some sites offer this “service”, but you need to click on ads, complete surveys or sign up for other services in order to get “the code” – and in the majority of cases, the code simply doesn’t work or the reports generated don’t show user ID’s.

In a nutshell, if you’re wanting to get a MySpace profile tracker, forget it – not only might you be opening yourself up to all sorts of unwanted attention such as spam, but it’s something that MySpace don’t want you using.

While the use of profile trackers is not specifically mentioned in the MySpace Terms of Service at this point in time, bear in mind that Terms of Service are designed to give the service provider enough flexibility to introduce rulings as they see fit. This is to protect against issues that may not have been foreseen when the Terms were originally established.

There’s definitely some MySpace users who are very unhappy with not being able to access this kind of information about visitors to their pages, but I feel that given the environment and membership, it’s a fair and wise decision on the part of MySpace.

If some sort of profile tracking service were introduced, I’d prefer it to be handled by MySpace and it being an opt-in/opt-out service – and by default, all minors identities not revealed via such a feature.

MySpace should be the *only* ones offering such as service, no third party companies. A quick look at some of the sites currently claiming to offer profile tracking services underlines why. All that data would not only be accessible to the user, but the service supplying the tracker – a somewhat disturbing prospect.

Related:

My other blog posts regarding MySpace

Customize your layout with this free MySpace profile code generator



 

 
44 comments for Profile tracking – MySpace Pt.4
  1. THATS WHAT I THOUGHT!!!! and I agree with you 100%. It’s like I just read my own mind. (-:

    Comment by Amy Stevens — May 30, 2006 @ 12:46 pm

  2. It’s getting really frustrating lots of people always post profile tracker on the bulletin page I kinda figured they didn’t work but that does not make a person stop
    Thanks for the incite

    Comment by leticia — June 6, 2006 @ 8:48 pm

  3. ok i once had this code where it was somewhat of a tracker… it was a code where u put in ur aboout me section and titled it anything u wanted i titled it new pics and who ever clicked on it it showed the person who click on it like a comment .. i lost the code for it when i changed my new myspace.. do u have ne idea what im talking about ?

    Comment by alfi — June 6, 2006 @ 8:59 pm

  4. There is a working myspace profile tracker, I finally got one while searching google. Its $10, go to: myspytracker.com

    Comment by My Spy Tracker — June 10, 2006 @ 8:21 pm

  5. My Spy Tracker,

    2 things:

    a) the email address you left on this post is exactly the same as the one on the myspytracker site. So did you find this, or are you the person selling it hmmm?

    b) As is mentioned in my post, even if myspytracker does work, MySpace will ban it; and possible also cancel the accounts of people who use it.

    So it’s 10 bucks that people will basically lose, not to mention all the work they put into building their profiles – not a good purchase in my opinion.

    Comment by Michael Bloch — June 11, 2006 @ 7:21 pm

  6. Michael –

    I wish I’d read your blod before “signing up” at whosonmyspace.com – a supposedly free service that claims it will show you every last detail of the people visiting your MySpace page. I had to complete the surveys you talked about, which I thought was fine… as long as they were providing a service. In the end, in order to gain access I was supposed to correctly answer 2 questions regarding the survey. After all of my typing and mouse-clicking, the screen told me my user account had been locked for 10 minutes… after which it again asked me to take another survey. Definitely a scam!

    Just wanted to share so others may possibly avoid this. Thank you!

    Comment by Shannon — July 20, 2006 @ 4:15 pm

  7. Hi Shannon, thanks for sharing your experience; these comments are really useful as it shows others that most of these Myspace profile tracker services are a real problem and that it’s not just my opinion ;)

    Comment by Michael Bloch — July 20, 2006 @ 4:26 pm

  8. Kudos and thanks for this blog. Like shannon, I wish (oh how I wish!) that I found this before i spent over two hours taking surveys at whosonmyspace.com with the same results as above and signing up for 5 other sites that didn’t do squat. Oh well, at least people can’t see me either. That was the biggest thing…

    Comment by Michael — July 23, 2006 @ 10:22 pm

  9. Hi I was wondering if there was a way to prevent one from seeing you if they do have a profile tracker on their account?

    Comment by Dee — July 24, 2006 @ 6:25 pm

  10. Thanks so much for this insight. Its intriguing concept for sure, and I did my own research as well, finding none of them work. I think the beauty of myspace is that you can annonmysly look up anyone, and choose to talk or just browse. i would hate to lose that fly on the wall concept :)
    cheers again

    Comment by Megan — July 26, 2006 @ 6:09 pm

  11. well this is really stupid on the admins at myspace. friendster has had this feature since day 1 and no one ever complained about it there. on friendster, you have the option to turn off (ie. to view profiles anonymously) so why can’t myspace. lame excuses!!

    Comment by waaah, waaah! — September 6, 2006 @ 6:41 pm

  12. It appears that FaceBook may have introduced a profile tracker application on steroids. While it only tracks your current friends profiles, the problem is it seems to track *all* their activity and displays it to you – even if they haven’t visited your page. It’s caused quite a controversy:

    http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1532225,00.html

    Comment by Michael Bloch — September 7, 2006 @ 4:41 am

  13. The whole thing on Facebook is a big problem. It’s extremely annoying, and I don’t want everyone to know whether or not I made a new friend, added a new favorite movie, or declined an invitation to a party. It’s extremely annoying and now everyone is starting to make “I hate the new Facebook” groups.

    Also..with the myspace profile tracker. One of my friends got those and it turned out to be a virus, so watch out.

    Comment by Nicole — September 7, 2006 @ 1:53 pm

  14. argh my friend (actual friend not just myspace) has one but he won’t tell me how he got it or whom from. it’s really aggrivating. he says it’s a code and whatnot, but it didn’t just “come from google” like I’ve been trying to do.

    Comment by Katie — September 22, 2006 @ 2:12 pm

  15. i found a site called hitslink.com and it works ok it will tell you where the person is from but not who it is which is cool to see where people are looking at your page from all over the world.

    Comment by kyle — October 5, 2006 @ 11:42 pm

  16. found a similar website that will tell the location…its called mixmap.com

    Comment by sstace — October 7, 2006 @ 11:03 pm

  17. I am really upset about this whole tracking and mapping business which makes it easy for people on myspace to track the people that are viewing pages. I liked the freedom that we had when we were able to browse through pages without feeling like someone was watching us. One of the mapping systems that people seem to be using is (NAME OF TRACKER REMOVED). People place a code in their ABOUT ME section and the map starts tracking people that visit the page. It claims not to give an address but the fact that it tracks ONE down to the street is very DISTURBING. Where is our right to privacy? It should be a choice. IF I want people to track me and likewise, then it should be a choice. IF I don’t want to be tracked there should be a way to block this kind of stuff. I have tried to figure a way to block the map but the way I understand is that it communicates through the IP address between the USERS computers. I am completely turned off my this whole new trend, which is unfortunate because I really enjoy MYSpace. IF anyone has any suggestion on how to remedy this problem please tell me!!! thank you.

    Comment by Giada Karakulov — October 30, 2006 @ 8:08 pm

  18. I think that we should be able to see exactly who is looking at our page on myspace. I think it would make Myspace a lot safer actually. I know Blackplanet has a tracking system which I love because its nice to know who all is looking at your page.

    Comment by Christell — December 8, 2006 @ 4:47 am

  19. We’re talking a lot about privacy, but the arguement I don’t get is the person who looks at someone’s page and feels as if THEIR privacy is being violated if THEY’RE the ones looking. I had a very good profile tracker that was disabled. I got it for legal purposes as I had a stalker sending me emails from a half dozen, fake, blank profiles. I was able to aquire the IP addressthrough my tracker and saw hundreds of viewings of my profile in just a few weeks. Myspace, as well as the profile tracker company, are all being subpoena’d in this case. Personally, I think it’s a safekeeping to know who looks at your page. 9 times out of ten it doesn’t matter, but there’s a lot of personal information usually on a myspace profile, and the fact that a stalker, pedophile, etc, could be viewing it daily is something I think is worth knowing.

    Comment by Ron Burgundy — December 11, 2006 @ 7:48 pm

  20. thank god there are pragmatic persons that publish their thoughts and ideas to the public. Thank you Michael Bloch.

    Comment by Dallas Fouse — January 7, 2007 @ 8:14 pm

  21. i agree with comment number 19 i’ve had the same thing happen

    Comment by josh allen — January 10, 2007 @ 1:13 am

  22. Ron Burgundy – That’s why you have the option of making your profile private.

    Comment by Julia — January 12, 2007 @ 5:29 pm

  23. 1. Is there a solution right now to keep people from spytracking (if in fact they slip through the cracks and actually found one that works)?
    2 What is the solution, and how can I get it?
    3. Does puting your “space” in
    “private” mode keep spytrackers from working?
    4. Forgive my ignorance but if you have a spyware or spytracking software program on your computer does it work while in myspace?

    Great article!!!

    dj

    Comment by dj — January 19, 2007 @ 1:03 am

  24. personally, i just want a tracker that shows them and a link to the profile, not all that, here is where they live, their street and everything, just a pic and a link and how many times they look. but, its not really that big of a deal, if myspace wont do it, thats cool. myspace is like crack anyway lol

    Comment by Erin — January 30, 2007 @ 9:52 pm

  25. and as for privacy btw, its the internet, come on people! people could find out anything about you if they wanted

    Comment by Erin — January 30, 2007 @ 9:54 pm

  26. Dear Michael,

    What a great blog! I’m glad I found you. Let me introduce myself. I am a software trainer here in Los Angeles and would like to ask your permission to copy your URL to my Blog on my page so that others can benefit from your valuable advice.

    And yes, I would like to give you credit for it. My friends and clients would enjoy reading your Blogs as well, and hopefully, we can also bring more traffic to your Blogs. It’s definitely a win-win situation here as “friends” on cyberspace. Please let me know how I can also help you.

    Glad to meet another Geek like me!! :-)

    Sincerely,
    Ceil Hansen

    Comment by Ceil Hansen — February 5, 2007 @ 1:35 pm

  27. Hi Ceil, thanks for your very kind feedback; yes, you’re more than welcome to link to the blog – it would be greatly appreciated!

    Comment by Michael Bloch — February 5, 2007 @ 8:21 pm

  28. it’s interesting how we want to be able to browse without being tracked but want to track who looks in on us! Well, there’s always common sense..if you are hoping someone IS looking in on your page, send them a friend request, comment or a message. If you are hoping someone is NOT, go to their page and block them. If you have generalized concerns about people viewing your page make it private. All very simple to do. I just got a bulletin on several different profile tracker scams that were actually hackers…just not worth it!

    Comment by Robin Esposito — February 9, 2007 @ 8:57 am

  29. Is there a way to tell who has a MySpace tracker on their site? I don’t even want to block my identity from people that use trackers but it would be fun to point out my friends that use them :)

    do you think it would be possible to look at a profile’s source code and determine if your friend has a myspace profile tracker enabled? If so what would be the common code to look for?

    great blog and keep our minds tingling…

    Comment by A-Train — February 27, 2007 @ 4:08 am

  30. Thanks for your feedback A-Train.

    Most MySpace trackers need to use an image of some kind; sometimes they’ll be blatant e.g. the image will promote the service, but other services allow the image to be transparent or there’s also coding that can be implemented by the user to make the image seem to “disappear”.

    If you have the time to do the detective work, it’s a matter of checking the source code of the page and looking for suspect .gif or .jpg references to non-myspace sites, particularly in the various user customizable areas (about me etc.). For example, you’d look for strings like: http://mysillytracker.com/tracker.gif

    MySillyTracker doesn’t exist, just an example.

    … but here’s where they get tricky.. I was running a few searches on MySpace for a particular tracker, located someone using one, checked out the source and the image was being referenced to a domain name that appeared unrelated to tracking. On visiting the domain, that’s when it forwarded me to the tracker site. This is how some of them avoid the MySpace police I guess :).

    Comment by Michael Bloch — February 27, 2007 @ 4:29 am

  31. Great article! I will say though, I am guilty of myspace tracking… That is actually how I came upon your blog! I received a bulletin about a profile tracker…usually I ignore them knowing that they are all a big hoax, but this time I gave it a shot. It actually worked…for two days… Just long enough to become obsessed with being able to see who was checkin’ in on me! I tried logging into it yesterday morning, and it was deleted :( something about legal issues! Yikes! It was great though, it not only showed you the persons picture that was on your page, but gave you a link to their page and a link to the page that they found you on! Awesome! I’d like to be able to find another…but it probably isnt a good idea. As if myspace isn’t addicting enough!

    Comment by Steph — March 2, 2007 @ 11:58 am

  32. Is there anyway to figure out who made a myspace account? Cause there is someone who made a myspace about our school and remains unknown and everyone is dying to know who it is. Maybe there is a way to get the person’s email or track what computer its comming from and get an adress. If not, its no big deal. Thanks!

    Comment by Adam Broka — March 14, 2007 @ 5:21 pm

  33. Hi Adam, the only ethical way to get that sort of information which would be within MySpace’s Terms of Service would be to ask the person who they are; unless of course there’s a legal case involved – but even then, privacy laws and policies would make it difficult to identify the person unless the issue was serious.

    Comment by Michael Bloch — March 14, 2007 @ 6:02 pm

  34. I have tried a few tracker programs. So far they DO in fact work! The issue is that they only supply the location. Because of certain “laws” they do not supply the profile of the visiting party unless that party has the same tracker code on their profile. Lets get it right people. Most DO work! But it’s set up that you be a “member” of their site to see the details.

    Comment by chris — March 15, 2007 @ 10:47 pm

  35. Wow, there is a lot of mis-information here. The last commenter is correct. Most tracker programs only identify the IP address. They (for privacy and legal reasons) cannot and do not provide the name of the person whom is suscribing to IP service via that provider. There are several trackers that allow you to “identify” an IP address if (for example) you see that someone just left you a commment and you know they live in that city. And from that point on, it will always recognize that IP as the person you designate. Personally, I use the tracker daily to see if any ex-boyfriends or stalkers visit my site on a regular basis. The tracker I have allowed me to pay $5 and have a “stealth” tracker that does not show the HTML tracker string on my profile. I know of at least 3 other tracking sites that offer the same thing (my friends use the other one). This is not a violation of privacy — in fact, this is probably necessary in the day and age of online profile sites. Look at Match.com… they certainly allow you to see exactly who’s been viewing your page. People who own websites have counters and trackers all the time in order to gauge where there business is coming from. I don’t know why this is even an issue — is it just because it’s pertaining to MySpace and/or Facebook? Whatever, folks. There are bigger things to worry about. Move on!

    Comment by Missy — March 17, 2007 @ 10:24 am

  36. First I was a bit surprised to see that this feature was missing on myspace. Basicly all other communities on the web has vistor statistics where you can see who and when someone has been on your profile. Also they have the option activate it or turn it of.
    But not MySpace. Why? Basicly becasue their community concept sucks big time. I have been o MySpace for about 10 months and I must say that its probably the worst community on the web. I have never in my life seen such bad coding on an page. Forget using CSS to make some changes on the page it doesnt work because of the crappy coding. First of all. Why the heck dont the have any classes defined in CSS??! Why do they still use layout-tables? The statistics question is just one of these issues that makes MySpace a really really bad community.

    Comment by Daniel — March 23, 2007 @ 6:30 am

  37. sorry, but i think tracking who has visited your myspace is silly. its like those tramps, they ask you for money, then you look at them but dont talk to them, and then they chase you asking why you ignored them. its exactly the same as that. exept people are desprate for friends not money :)

    Comment by scott — March 24, 2007 @ 11:12 am

  38. The ability to track the location of the ISP that owns an IP address lies in the packet and TCP/IP headers and this information is legal to extract or the entire Internet will fail to function as a whole. The internet is primarily based on on the TCP protocol and the routers on the internet need to know an address to route packets to otherwise the packets wont reach a destination and your internet applications will have no way to guarantee that you are connected to a host over an unreliable medium and there will be no way to acknowledge received packets with no IP header information. Hence its perfectly legal to access the IP and ISP location from the myspace profile tracker.
    BTW, not all profile trackers ask you for money and its not silly to track people’s profile when you are being stalked by someone that could be very dangerous and life threatening. In regards to Scott’s comment, Is it silly to have caller id on your phone? Do you answer phone calls that have the caller id blocked? Do the people who call you with the caller id blocked, hang up on you once you answer the phone or are they telemarketers that like to bug the hell out of you at dinner time? Wouldn’t you like to know if a girl has a crush on you but she is too shy to approach you and tell you? Wouldn’t you like to know if a girl you receive a friend request from really is from the state that her profile says she is from? Its quite interesting when her profile says she is from New York but the tracker says the last profile viewer ‘s ISP was in the town right next to the town you live in.

    Comment by Jeremy — April 5, 2007 @ 1:50 am

  39. Hi, I’m just wondering what tha big fuss is about. I mean, I thought myspace was a place where people had a page with their profiles and the such for other people to look at and where they themselves looked at other people’s profiles, in order to FIND NEW FRIENDS. DUH.Isn’t that what you put your profile there for? If not then why don’t you have it set to private? I mean really I’m no genius, but this seems like a stupid argument.I put a map on my profile not to see who was SPYING on me but to see how many people were viewing my profile, which isn’t much, but after reading all the stuff here I feel scared, I mean wouldn’t a tracker that showed the other persons profile be a good thing if you were being stalked. otherwise isn’t that what your page is there for, to be looked at. I mean How in the World can a person SPY on a My Space Page. It is a friends network is it not. Some please correct me if I am wrong. Thank You.

    Comment by Jean — May 20, 2007 @ 12:14 am

  40. I have a question, not being the most computer literate person in the world. My ex has been stalking me on myspace for nearly a year now. usually the number of hits increase when he wants me to ‘see’ something on his myspace music page- all very hurtful, but it happens. His friend is a computer technician person, an absolute whiz. Is it possible for him to get my email address or any other details, on the rare occasions when I have looked at his page? I was told the best thing to do was ignore the hits, and not play those games, but human nature being what it is….* shrugs*.
    I was recently ‘ phished’, and my password was very obscure. Sometimes I reach the levels of paranoia usually kept for Kennedy conspiracists! This is the worst of ebing middle aged – you never know whats going on with puters- if anyone can help me with this, I’d appreciate it a lot.
    Thanks

    Comment by Sabrina — June 24, 2007 @ 12:38 pm

  41. Hi Sabrina, usually the MySpace phishing occurs through phishers who have breached another account, someone who’s on your list of friends, and then they spread messages to the person’s list of friends as bulletins etc. pointing people to a page that then gets them to put in their MySpace details (looks like a MySpace login page).. and then the phishing cycle continues from there. They usually do this to hawk products as well. Sometimes these phishing pages will be linked to from comments in MySpace profiles. It’s important to always look for the .myspace.com URL in the address bar before logging in and by that I mean (for example):

    login.myspace.com
    not
    login.myspace.someothersite.com

    As long as your machine is clean from spyware, viruses and other nasties, you shouldn’t have a problem with your ex being able to grab details from your machine.. I’ve written an article on spyware here which has links to free anti-spyware applications:

    http://www.tamingthebeast.net/articles6/spyware.htm

    .. hope that helps.

    Comment by Michael Bloch — June 26, 2007 @ 7:14 am

  42. I use the IP tracker, bc I like others that commented I have an ex that has made blatant death threats on his MySpace page and even a Court found he was a threat to our child and refused visitation. I moved out of my old house to an undisclosed location and have 2 things in my name that are associated to this address and only bc it was required to get the utilities. I’m in the process of getting a name change, so hopefully he will not locate us. I actually deleted my old MySpace and then created a new one not associated with my name. I keep myself private, but lets be honest he could still track me if he wanted to. I live in a Prison with alarms on all doors and windows, 4 cameras for a 2 bedroom apartment and I sleep with a .38 under my pillow, bc I know it’s just a matter of time till he locates us.

    I did notice one thing on the IP trackers though, most IP addresses will show them as in a totally different state. My IP address states it’s out of Texas and I’m at least 2,000 miles from Texas. Then if you dig further using the ‘Arin’ link it states it’s out of a city 50 miles away.

    My question is, can someone locate an exact physical address with an IP address? What would be required for this? Is it typically only accessible to those in the legal system or someone that would hack into the IP?

    I’m just curious if my actual physical address is at risk?

    Also, no offense but in this day and age NOTHING is safe. If you setup utilities in your name background check companies will locate you and someone can pay $40 to get all that information! I feel it’s dangerous and totally unfair to those that need electricity and phone service, but are in DV situations! I’ve requested my utility companies keep my info private and even requested a ‘special password’ when calling them. And guess what, do you think that has helped? Nope, I once called and gave the rep my name and HE CONFIRMED MY PHYSICAL ADDRESS for me, not once requesting I do it! Basically, he handed my location out on a silver platter! NEVER has anyone verified my “special passwords”! This is why you see so many women being murdered nowadays by their violent ex’s that they left! They cannot hide anymore and we know it! The access to personal information has taken the DV movement back 10 years! Sad! There needs to be some privacy in this information age. Some protections for people. Geeze, phone companies even charge you for requesting you keep your address out of the phone book now! I pay $2.50 a month to keep my address and number unpublished!

    Comment by private — July 31, 2007 @ 1:38 pm

  43. This is so ridiculous. The bottom line is don’t put anything on MySpace that is so personal someone could drill down exactly who and where you are if you do not want them to know. Stalking a profile is not illegal. Stalking a person is illegal. The maps are great as it is interesting to see how many people from Nevada looked at my profile today. I have no problem with seeing other user profiles of FELLOW MySpace members who look at my page, nor do I have a problem with them seeing mine. If you are stupid enough to put your real first and last name on your profile then you probably have no business complaining about any of this-it’s common sense. However, some stranger’s IP address is none of my business, and honestly that usually doesn’t mean a whole lot when someone logs in from home one day, from work the next, from their buddy next door the next. Let the hacking begin.

    Comment by Kristen — October 10, 2007 @ 2:29 pm

  44. The bottom line is if you don’t want any and everyone to have access to your MySpace page then make your page PRIVATE! This is not that complicated.

    It would be a serious privacy violation if someone had something that could detect people’s actual address just because they visited their webpage — I doubt it’s even possible but imagine if it were. Pedophiles and other sick freaks would have a field day!

    If you’re deluded and think someone is “stalking” you — block their profile and/or make your profile private.

    Comment by Shawn — November 26, 2007 @ 1:55 pm

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