Lately I'm feeling the need to limit access to my info. and it seems an impossible feat
An even greater incentive to lead a clean and upstanding life .
Without a doubt
. However, computers and the internet render information easily manipulable (like in your friends' case) which can have a diminishing effect on those efforts (yes, being clean and upstanding takes
effort for some
I've had headhunters contact me at work over the past year to fill positions in my former field (which I left two years ago). A few times I've directly asked the question of how they found me, but have never received a straight answer (which is why I posed that question to Burning Sands). I have to wonder how much of it is my carelessness on the internet versus their zealous digging for information. I'm no superstar like you and Sands, but I find the even minimal direct contact rather invasive.