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Why you should NEVER use "third party" sign in
A lot of people use Facebook ect to sign into different places. Indeed some sites no longer let you register using an E mail, they say that its easier to use third party accounts. I noticed that ATS no longer let you sign up using an Email which means I would never sign up. Below is an exsample of what info you are giving when you use a third party sign up. 
To trust a web page with all this info even if they say they will never use it is like giving a stranger your bank card and pin number and trusting them never to empty your account.
Below is an exsample of a web sites private policy.

Information We Collect About You From Third Parties:  If you would like to register for The XX Social Reader service, offered by THE XXX, you may log-in via Facebook Connect, using your existing Facebook account and log-in credentials. You also may log in to post comments or share articles via your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Disqus, or other third-party account (collectively, “third party accounts”). In the future, we may permit additional login methods. When you log-in using via your third party account, you must grant us permission to access certain information from these third-party accounts, which will vary based on the third party account. For example, if you log on through Facebook, we will request your basic information (name, profile picture, gender, networks, user ID, list of friends, and any other information that you make public). We also may obtain your email address, birthdate, location, and news activity. Before you log in through the particular site, you will be presented with the list of permissions, and you may cancel your log on if you do not want to proceed. For information about how the third party site may disclose your information, including any information that you make public, please consult its privacy policy. We have no control over how a third party site uses or discloses the personally identifiable information that you provide to it. We store the information that we collect from the third party site along with the other information that we collect from you or receive about you.
No, no!  I never do that!  If I ever come across a site where I have to use FB, or another third party, I just click off immediately.

I have never understood why people don't realize how dangerous this is.   tinyshocked

(10-12-2017, 03:17 PM)Mystic Wanderer Wrote: No, no!  I never do that!  If I ever come across a site where I have to use FB, or another third party, I just click off immediately.

I have never understood why people don't realize how dangerous this is.   tinyshocked
@Wallfire  and @Mystic Wanderer 
People are to trusting and gullible.
Once A Rogue, Always A Rogue!
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'Tis the wave of the future, and a control measure to creep on the populace.

It's kinda like the way you have to have a Microsoft account to log in to Microsoft products, even the not-so-obvious products belonging to Microsoft, like Skype... and in the more interesting cases, even your OWN computer.

I recall setting a computer up for my dear old mom, and the Windows 8.1 OS insisting that I create a M$ account so she could log in to her own computer. i just said "like a fat rat's ass!" and promptly nuked the M$ Windows 8.1 installation and installed ZorinOS instead. Problem solved. It took a little effort to get around the "secure boot" scheme that Microsoft was insisting computers have locked on to prevent the install of a non-M$ operating system, but in the end it was worth it.

I found out about the Skype problem because I have to use it for work. I'm thinking "I don' need no stinkin' Microsoft account!!", but yes, OH yes, I did to get in to it. So I made a fake one. Same for Facebook. Let me get a show of hands here - how many of you think I REALLY live in Tegucigalpa?

I was on the internet back in the days when it was the wild, wild west, and you could create a fake electronic ID with just the punch of a few buttons. I did. Now, those fake ID's created way back when are paying off whenever I have to sign up on one of those bogus "let us track you so we can control you" websites. One of those ID's (not gonna tell you all of them) is "Amgwanna Kiikbouti" whose e-mail is "nunyadambidniz@wherever dot com". I still laugh when I think that no one had caught that one, obvious as it is. Good ol' Amgwanna gets around, but he's originally from Liberia.

One of these days, all my netID's will get caught and probably die a fiery death. When that day comes, there's always woods to roam and fishing to get done - at that point the internet will be dead to me.... long live King Amgwanna!

" I don't mind killin' a man in a fair fight... or if I think he's gonna start a fair fight... or if there's money involved... or a woman... "

 - Jayne Cobb, Hero of Canton

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