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ed08fa69
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Suspicious Client

My client wants me to send them my IP address over the messages box!
I already finished my job but I don't think I will get paid if I don't send them the IP address.
They want my IP address just to check that I did not do their survey twice but should I trust them with my IP?

I have already sent them the IP and deleted it after a few seconds. I don't even know if they got it in time or not. 

What should I do???

 

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NikolaS
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Hi Nontaphat,

 

While we couldn’t determine as of now if sharing your IP address may lead to any suspicious activity, I would suggest discussing this further with the client if you feel uncomfortable sharing your IP address. We did a quick search on Google, and the general sentiment is sharing your IP address should be safe. 

 

~ Nikola
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