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Old 09-23-2008, 01:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i herd that sending messages through PIN #'s is not tracable is this true? i also herd that i was not tracable but now it is, is that true?
Old 09-23-2008, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What do you mean by traceable?
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Old 09-24-2008, 12:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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PIN's are completely traceable... just takes one customer to call their carrier to report harassment then they can do a PIN lookup and find which active account it is and which carrier through RIM and report it to Local law enforcement or their Risk Assessment team.

The Golden Rule comes in handy when contemplating malicious acts or things that would require anonymity.


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