[Illegal use of data from the profiles] -2 ... be aware
Thread poster: Channa Montijn

Channa Montijn  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:40
Member (2003)
English to Dutch
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Nov 14, 2009

Dear all

Googling myself (nothing else to do today;)) I noticed that my name came up linked to a site I've never visited… to my surprise I even had an account.
Questioning myself I tried to log on, but besides my user name (which became clear when clicking on the link via Google) I had no password (for obvious reasons). I entered my second mail address (not my business mail address) and the password would be send.
That did not happen… but spam did!
I googled Outsourcing-room and I found amongst other warnings this site:


and this one:


Do you have any experience with this?
And does anybody know how I can delete that so-called profile from that site?

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2009-11-14 17:37 GMT]


Andrea Jarmuschewski  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:40
Member (2007)
French to German
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Old thread + security notification Nov 14, 2009

Hi Channa,

Seemingly, you are not aware of this security notification by the ProZ staff:


It was preceeded by this very long thread:



John Fossey  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:40
Member (2008)
French to English
They're still at it? Nov 14, 2009

So they're still at it? This was the topic of a looooonnng thread at http://www.proz.com/forum/prozcom_job_systems/140369-illegal_use_of_data_from_prozcom_profile.html. Take a look there for everything you (don't) want to know about this site.

[Edited at 2009-11-14 17:14 GMT]


madak  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 13:40
Swedish to English
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You might want to read through this rather long thread Nov 14, 2009

This was discussed recently in a rather long thread.

[Edited at 2009-11-14 17:16 GMT]


Natalie  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:40
Member (2002)
English to Russian
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Moderator of this forum
Hi Channa Nov 14, 2009

As this has been discussed in the long thread mentioned above by the colleagues, I am referring you to it and closing this one.



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