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Old 10-16-2013, 06:13 PM   #1911
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Well, I've been called for jury duty again. I found it interesting that potential jurors have a choice of either completing the personal info on the form, and using their own stamp to send it in (no prestamping) or to fill out the form online. I'm cheap, so I went online. There was a warning that all the manditory info that we would HAVE to submit would become public record. A lot of personal information. This makes me very uncomfortable, why would they do this with so much identity theft out there?
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:19 PM   #1912
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Well, I've been called for jury duty again. I found it interesting that potential jurors have a choice of either completing the personal info on the form, and using their own stamp to send it in (no prestamping) or to fill out the form online. I'm cheap, so I went online. There was a warning that all the manditory info that we would HAVE to submit would become public record. A lot of personal information. This makes me very uncomfortable, why would they do this with so much identity theft out there?
Another advantage to old age. I can no longer be called for Jury Duty.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:36 PM   #1913
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Well, I've been called for jury duty again. I found it interesting that potential jurors have a choice of either completing the personal info on the form, and using their own stamp to send it in (no prestamping) or to fill out the form online. I'm cheap, so I went online. There was a warning that all the manditory info that we would HAVE to submit would become public record. A lot of personal information. This makes me very uncomfortable, why would they do this with so much identity theft out there?
Wow ... I sure wouldn't do it. Giving information online is something I stay away from. I would rather use a stamp and mail it or better yet, hand deliver it.
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Old 10-16-2013, 06:57 PM   #1914
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Wow ... I sure wouldn't do it. Giving information online is something I stay away from. I would rather use a stamp and mail it or better yet, hand deliver it.
Problem is, all the info becomes public record, whether it's online, mailed, or hand delivered. That's what makes me so mad. It's all entered into the same data base.

And it's a crime if you don't comply with jury duty or fill out the form.
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:06 PM   #1915
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Problem is, all the info becomes public record, whether it's online, mailed, or hand delivered. That's what makes me so mad. It's all entered into the same data base.

And it's a crime if you don't comply with jury duty or fill out the form.
What kind of nosy questions do they ask?
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:08 PM   #1916
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Problem is, all the info becomes public record, whether it's online, mailed, or hand delivered. That's what makes me so mad. It's all entered into the same data base.

And it's a crime if you don't comply with jury duty or fill out the form.

Oh geez .. well I don't blame you for being mad about this.

I really think this "public information" thing is way out of hand.

Like you said .. so much crime anymore and they are just handing free information to the bad guys and will punish you if you don't supply it.

I hope I never have to go through that.
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:17 PM   #1917
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Problem is, all the info becomes public record, whether it's online, mailed, or hand delivered. That's what makes me so mad. It's all entered into the same data base.

And it's a crime if you don't comply with jury duty or fill out the form.
I thought you folks had an Amendment to protect against such things. The 4th or 5th?
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:44 PM   #1918
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What kind of nosy questions do they ask?
Oh, just about everything, except for your SSN. Dumb shirts.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:25 PM   #1919
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Problem is, all the info becomes public record, whether it's online, mailed, or hand delivered. That's what makes me so mad. It's all entered into the same data base.

And it's a crime if you don't comply with jury duty or fill out the form.
Jurors names and personal info here are always kept private. Not due to ID theft, but retaliation in case of a guilty verdict.
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Old 10-16-2013, 09:40 PM   #1920
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Another advantage to old age. I can no longer be called for Jury Duty.

What is the age cut off, Addie? Is it the same all over the country? I told DH that and he said it is not true. Neither of us has ever gone for jury duty. He got a summons once but when he called they said he did not have to go. I know people older than I am who have gone for jury duty. I am 67, they were a few years older.
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