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There's always a lot of discussion on the list about discretion, don't
email from your corporate address if you don't want your boss to be able
to Google you and find your posts, etc. So, this week-end I received an
email from a man at a yahoo account (darn, can't find the IP address to
find out his identity) that went like this:
Subject: Do you really want your private correspondence on line?
Being my own little corporation and not embarrassed about my opinions as
they appear on various Usenet groups or archival postings, it doesn't
bother me, but some people on this list should take this as a "heads
up." The web is a marvelous, yet scary place.
I did email the man back and told him that: "Those are archives of the
techwhirler list serv which is inherently a public forum, they are not
I included a sweet little link that I can't control which can be found
by Googling krautgrrl. I was flattered by said link. Suffice it to say
the gist of the posting was that all some man wanted was pictures of me
from Santa. I take my compliments where I can get them. LOL. ;-)
Michele E. Davis, Writer
and the uber geek empyre