A writer named Anna Brittain recently made people aware of a site called FamilyTreeNow, which lets anyone search for someone by name and location for free. The results show family members, their birthdays, their home addresses, your possible associates, and your own current and past addresses. It may seem creepy, but all of this information is already available in various public records. The ease with which it is viewable, however, is a bit unnerving. Fortunately, there is a way to opt out.
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