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  1. #16
    sacanada
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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Tony E has very aptly described why its harmful to provide your IMEI number openly on the web.

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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    IMEI is just like any sensible personal Data. you don't post it on the web.



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    I think it is. I don't like giving anything away, especially if it is online things
    Last edited by Daxep; 06-19-2012 at 05:02 PM.



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Giving away your IMEI number is dangerous though if the person is reliable, but most of the cases its harmful.
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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    i think yes



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Poster of this is wrong

    First you need to know how manufacturer made imei


    First 8 digit is TAC number aloceted to each model ( if model sell in milions of psc TAC numbers are more )

    Last digit is calculate on Luhn formula

    So we have now only 6 digit left for made IMEI

    So nobady need to get it from you. Some cheater if need just generate it.

    But imei number will not help cheater after phone cloning etc.

    If some clone Your simcard can cheat you for a lot of money. But to clone sim card cheater must have it in his hand.

    So one more after gIveing IMEI number to eg codes seller nothing can happen.

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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Yeah! I agree with you...
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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Good to know



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    I agree



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    Quote Originally Posted by Keithed View Post
    The codes we sent needed to be confirmed, but those codes were meant to require a confirmation, but if someone could send codes that could sneak out, that would be bad.
    Sounds terrible...



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    good to know it.



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    It is bad to give your Imei Number specially when you give it to the wrong person.
    They might use that imei number to harm you and it can even destroy your reputation.For example, they will use your imei as the imei number of the phone they wanted to sell online.
    Remember its your phone UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION ADDRESS



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    of course not



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    No doubt it's dangerous to give or share your IMEI no. You shouldn't share it.



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    Re: Is it bad to give out your IMEI number?

    than you for this information.this is very helpful of you.i will keep in mind of these.



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