In fact, it’s likely some of these things have already happened to you. It might be a spouse, a girlfriend, a marketing company, a boss, a cop or a criminal.
Giving them the information to find your full address invites a whole load of other trouble, and not just from prank deliveries.
You might be spied in a lingerie store by a secret camera or traced using a computer chip in your car, your clothes or your skin.
Perhaps someone will casually glance through your credit card purchases or cell phone bills, or a political consultant might select you for special attention based on personal data purchased from a vendor.
In some cases, a simple Google search can reveal what you think.
Like it or not, increasingly we live in a world where you simply cannot keep a secret. For many Americans, the answer apparently is “no.” When pollsters ask Americans about privacy, most say they are concerned about losing it.