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Its awesome to be featured here, thanks @fritjofsson!
We want to make it easier for you to control your internet presence. It’s like our good friend Erlich Bachman once said: "The ultimate control is the power of destruction".
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@wille_dahlbo How do I remove things from my delete queue?
@angelofrancisco Just press 'Delete ⛔️' :)
@wille_dahlbo Is there a reason it asks permission to view/search email messages in my Gmail account?
@bscottx Its to index what accounts you have, though the app runs completely on your computer.
@wille_dahlbo @angelofrancisco press delete to not delete something? that sounds pretty counterintuitive
@tombielecki @wille_dahlbo @angelofrancisco "Remove from Queue" would be better.
@wille_dahlbo Tried it with a small account. But I noticed no way to delete my deseat me account after trying it. A bit odd that a site used to help delete accounts cannot easily delete the account.
Patrick de Hahn
@wille_dahlbo @fritjofsson what about Yahoo? Some may want to scrub that
@patrickdehahn coming soon😃
Patrick de Hahn
@fritjofsson @wille_dahlbo I want to try it, but are you going to store my email for something else?
@maddenamy_ No. You can read more here: https://help.deseat.me/hc/en-us/articles/115001220505-Does-deseat-me-store-my-emails-
I'm afraid to test it :)
@rotemthegolfer Don't ^^
@rotemthegolfer I'm with you there....
@rotemthegolfer I just tested it with my spam email. You will get a list with all Accounts and then you have to chose if you want to keep it or add it to the delete queue.
@rotemthegolfer It doesn't delete everything at once, you choose which ones you want to delete after you get a full list. :) (Regarding privacy, we built the app to run your computer and are using Google OAuth protocol for ultimate data security. It can't be more secure than that.)
@phippuuuu - Thanks, my curiosity was killing me :)
@rotemthegolfer @phippuuuu Awesome! 🤘
@wille_dahlbo @rotemthegolfer so you can see all data from account before deleting it?
@mikhail_ezhov @rotemthegolfer Just the fact that you are a user at the service, no specific data from the service itself.
@wille_dahlbo @rotemthegolfer How do I make sure that those accounts are deleted? Is there any way for that?
@rotemthegolfer I couldn't resist myself from tweeting your comment :) (I think I'd be afraid too ... haha)
@rotemthegolfer I don't think that someone has done so yet. I'd like to see this work. 😄
@wille_dahlbo @rotemthegolfer How does it get all sites you have accounts with
Is it possible to delete just a couple of accounts, not all of them?
@tsunaze Good question.
@tsunaze @hiddenfounders Yep absolutely!! First things that happens is that we show you all your accounts and the second thing is that we match them with Delete links. So you can choose for each account you might have :)
I really like the idea and tested it with an old gmail account I ditched some years ago. It found about 50 accounts and I selected nearly all of them. But then I realised it doesn't do anything automatically. It just provides you a to-do list with links to the services' account deletion page.
It is a nice start to know where you still have all your old accounts but still there is too much manual work needed.
@herrrhein man, we have a lazy society when clicking a few times is described as "too much manual labor"
@the_real_jw But clicking a few times x 100, its clicking A LOT!
@the_real_jw, @herrrhein is right. I tried it too and I was ok to go one by one and begin to delete things manually, but some of the accounts you have to log into in order to delete the accounts entirely. It's bloody tiring!
Example: Delete Tumblr > login to Tumblr > Please use password you set up ages ago to approve this deletion > Oh, you don't remember that password? > Click forgot password link > Recover password > Log back in > Now, where were we? Oh, right .. delete account > Are you sure you want to delete account? > Yes > Please use password you reset to approve this deletion > 25 mins later you have now finally deleted you account > Now on to the next account Deseat me suggests > Ugh, forget it.
ely with machine
@herrrhein I thought the same thing initially. It automates the process of going through Gmail to find likely Internet-service accounts associated with the given email address. That alone is helpful; I would opt to not create a list (and therefore not delete anything) if I had to scour my backlog of Gmails manually. The secondary value prop is that they have done the legwork to find the delete links, etc., making each account's removal process as simple as possible. If that's true, that's also a significant time saver.
I would ask, though, if my assumption is correct--i.e., does it 'only' find accounts associated with Gmail? That would not remove me from the Internet by a long shot.
@alexabian @the_real_jw I stopped after 5, nothing deleted.
A few clicks would be better then what it is now:
* click to add to list
* click to delete
* click to goto site to delete
* X clicks @ w/e site you goto, if there is even an option
* click (or kb stroke) to close newly opend tab
Could just click once, add to list = goto site to remove, bam, done.
Thanks, that's useful, but I'd prefer getting a full list of the accounts than having to indicate one by one if I want to keep it or not.
I'm a bit disapointed. I sign-in with my google account then ... loading animation ... never ending ... error in app.js in the chrome console, nothing in safari ... Waiting 10-15min. Still nothing. How long is it supposed to be ?
@thibaultmilan I'm very sorry to hear that :( With a fast internet connection it should only take a few seconds, so obviously I screwed up somewhere.
> error in app.js in the chrome console
Could you post the error message?
> nothing in safari
Probably because of how Promise rejections are handled in Safari. Sadly it doesn't report anything :(
In firefox I have Cross Origin error. CORS header missing :/
@linusu Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Cannot read property 'value' of undefined
at Array.map (native)
@thibaultmilan Thank you! I'll get on it ASAP. Again, apologies for the problems...
@linusu @thibaultmilan Same here, the console shows:
Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Cannot read property 'value' of undefined
at Array.map (native)
Using Opera 41
@frankmoshe @thibaultmilan Should work now 🙌 please comment if the issue persists 😊
@linusu @thibaultmilan Now it shows a redirection problem after login.
@frankmoshe @linusu @thibaultmilan same for me on iPad
@linusu Tested on Safari and Chrome with 2 different gmail accounts and I'm facing the same problem : after typing my password it redirects me to the account chooser page (accounts.google.com/AccountChooser) but clicking on the account redirects me to the same account chooser page. No error in console.
@linusu @frankmoshe @thibaultmilan Was getting tons of 500 errors in console but a refresh did the trick!
Edit: After what felt like forever, I was able to triage 200+ accounts, but in the end only 3 had delete instructions >_< I hope you can continue to take this tool further and also reassure users that hitting "add to queue" or "delete" won't automatically close their accounts :)
@adamhuet @frankmoshe @thibaultmilan That issue should hopefully be resolved now, apologises for the inconvenience. Please comment again if there is any more problems. A huge thank you for taking the time to report this, you guys rock 🤘
@_felx This should be fixed now, sorry for the inconvenience, rock on 🤘
@linusu @_felx For me it's:
app.js:1 Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Cannot read property 'address' of undefined(…)parseMessagesToAccount @ app.js:1(anonymous function) @ app.js:1
Been waiting for something like this 😊👍🏼
@nagra__ Awesome! 😃
117 awaiting decision 😳 Let's do it …
Somehow, it's been 5 minutes and the app is still loading. This doesn't seem normal, is it?
@palakzatakia You might have been bitten by the same bug that some other users reported. It has been fixed now though, so if you try again it should hopefully work 👌
@linusu Works like a charm now! 😸 🙌🏻
@palakzatakia Awesome!! 🙌🏻
@wille_dahlbo The idea behind this application is really good ! However, I expected this to delete all of my accounts automatically and saw that it just directs me to deactivation pages. Made me a little bit disappointed :/
do you actually delete the accounts? or just help spot what to delete?
@ourielohayon Both. First step is spotting what to delete then we match those with direct delete links.
great idea. most services are not supported to get deleted directly yet though
app.js:1 Uncaught (in promise) TypeError: Cannot read property 'value' of undefined(…) 😶
@sam_ayres Should work now 🙌 please comment if the issue persists 😊
what if i want to delete accts i signed up for with other than google email address?
Pablo De Miguel
Love the idea. Some services are hard to delete!
Will definitely show my mom next time she says, "Everything you put on the internet is there forever!" Great build!
Unfortunately you can't delete yourself from the internet
I'm curious to know whether it's "de-doxing" ?? I haven't tested your service yet, but in the hackers world, this is called "Dedoxing", since they prefer to remain anonymous. I had once tested something like this and it worked. We leave a lot of data trails behind, so this might clean up those trails.
I clicked "Keep" on one of the websites and the app has crashed.
Got 2 console errors:
- (https://www.deseat.me/api/accounts/tripadvisor.com Failed to load resource: the server responded with a status of 502 (Bad Gateway))
and the other is
- app#:1 Uncaught (in promise) SyntaxError: Unexpected token < in JSON at position 0
@chafreaky These are probably due to our recent downtime. Apologises for that, we are now running a cluster of nodes behind a load balancer, so hopefully it will work better now. Thanks for reporting! You rock 🤘
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We match them with direct links to their delete page, and instructions on how you delete the account for good.
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Privacy and data security is something we regard as extremely important. In fact, its our number one focus from beginning to end. Thats why we built it to run on your computer.
So basically the only thing you’re telling us is the status of your accounts. Thats it, and since we use the OAuth 2.0 protocol we don’t have access to any of your login information.
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