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Urgent message for Ron!

Ron - I just logged in to Bookcrossing this morning and found I now have three tell-a-friend referrals. I haven't sent referrals to anyone!! Is there anyway to check in to this? Does this mean someone else has somehow gotten my login info?

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Ron - I just logged in to Bookcrossing this morning and found I now have three tell-a-friend referrals. I haven't sent referrals to anyone!! Is there anyway to check in to this? Does this mean someone else has somehow gotten my login info?
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I've just had a fourth pop up while I was actually logged in! What's going on?!?
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Hi mouse, this same thing has been happening to me for several days. If I click on the "sort by" either logged in or not my "tell a friend" count goes up. I can also do that to anyone elses book shelf. I e-mailed Ron a few days a go and he tried to adjust setting but he hasn't been able to fix it. Some how the setting is just making those numbeers go up. I think the worst thing that is happening is that the count is innacurate. I don't think there is a security problem. I know Ron has been working on it.
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Yep, I'm still working on it, and when solved, will correct all the counts. Thanks for the alert!
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It's counting you hits to your bookshelf page by mistake - there are no referrals going out without your knowledge. I'm currently working on the problem, and should have it fixed this weekend. Thanks!
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Thanks Ron, and also bookgirl. I was concerned because I've also had a problem today with someone who had opened up an account on a file-sharing service using an old anonymous email account of mine whose password was the same as what I used on this site (which I have since changed). It would be quiote a coincidence if these things were unrelated, but I'm glad to hear they might be indeed. Thanks for the answers.
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Referrals

I have the BookCrossing link in my signature for all email messages. Won't that result in tell-a-friend referrals that I'm not initiating on-site? And, as far as I know, there's no way for me to know who used the link. Do you have some way of knowing which referrals came from outside? (I ask after noting that my referrals went from 40-something to 3.)
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Re: Referrals

The Tell-a-Friend referrals count the number of click-throughs from your http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/screen-name link, wherever it is. There is no way to identify these referrals other than the total. If those click-through individuals also Join, then you'll get a new member referral credit. Your count went from 40 to 3 because of a code error we had from 4/21 to yesterday. I had to delete all the tell-a-friends in that time period because they were too high, having counted all hits to your bookshelf in effect.

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