josefStallman

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josefStallman wrote

Basically:

All it takes is a zip code, a gender, and a date of birth to identify almost anyone in the US or Europe.

Not only that, but almost any kind of crowdsourced data can be used to identify it's users if you know what to look for.

This data is the kind of "anonymous" data that's often collected for usage statistics and demographic data.

Turn off as much data collection as you can if you're not ok with your data being traceable to you.