It seems that after posting about an alleged sale of Iranian spy data on the darknet, I find myself no longer able to log into LinedIN. I believe someone reported me for that post and perhaps some of the other oddities posts I have found in the darknet and shared on my LI page. Upon trying to log in since then I get the following demand for my personal data, either my passport, my drivers license or some other identity card scanned or photographed to prove I am who I am to their site so I can log in again.
I have a couple words for you LinkedIN; Fuck you.
That’s right, fuck you. I remember when you got hacked and all your passwords were not encrypted. I sincerely doubt that you will handle even more sensitive data of mine like an image of my national ID, Passport, or my drivers license with any more delicacy. This also feels like just another means to gather even more data about me that you could potentially sell to others or provide to any law enforcement agency that asks in future. In fact, how do I know that this is not an attempt to harvest more personal data to do that now?
No, I have nothing to hide, but fuck this kind of shit to allegedly authenticate me after finding “strange activity” on my account. This smells like a corpse flower in the dead heat of the Amazon basin.
So yeah, I know LinkedIN was seeing all my traffic, and they kept trying to get me to sign up to a full account but this is no way to go about it, nor is it a security check that is valid either. I am not giving you my ID’s