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a question about verifing location
Posted October 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm by from Simferopol, Ukraine (Permalink)
Hi guys!
I got a question about CS site, sorry if I post it to the wrong place.
I'm a verified member, with a green check mark in my profile. So, my current location is verified. I'm going to move to another city for a few month. When I change city in my profile - green check mark will disappear, right?

The question is: when (a couple of month later) I come back to my current location - will it be still verified location. Will CS site restore green check mark automatically? Or I have to go thru verification procedure again...

Thank you!

Posted October 25th, 2012 - 3:43 pm by from Paris, France (Permalink)
Hi Sergey. You have come to the right place for information about "verification".

A few facts (some figures not up-to-date, e.g. CS now makes more than $2 million per year from "verification" payments, but overall the principle is unchanged):

Don't worry about "verfication". Hardly anybody does. Only 7% of CS profiles are now "verified". Not being verified is in a way a sign of intelligence and that you are not an easy victim for scams. So losing that green thing is probably a good thing overall.

You can also read in the terms of use what CS itself has to say about the reliability of name and postal address "verification".

Hope this helps, happy moving and happy surfing!

Posted October 28th, 2012 - 7:23 am by from Simferopol, Ukraine (Permalink)
Thank you Uli!
good explanation, i didn't know that...