RE: Networking Groups - downside?

Subject: RE: Networking Groups - downside?
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 10:03:08 -0500

To be sure. But the connection I would make is that if you are a member
of one or more biz-related networks and also of a more
sociially-oriented network, data-miners will have no trouble putting the
two together.

I somebody ever cracks that internet lonely-hearts site that you joined
after your second divorce, all the gory details that you thought were
private might come out by being tied to your biz-network profile.

Your next run for public office or patronage appointment will run into
some rough sledding. :-)

- Kevin

Downing, David [mailto:DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com] was heard to say:
[...]
> I was just thinking that there would be no need to discuss
> the intimate
> details of your personal life, or your personal problems.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: McLauchlan, Kevin [mailto:Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 3:59 PM
> To: Downing, David; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Networking Groups - downside?
>
>
> Downing, David
>
> > From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
> > Subject: RE: Networking Groups - downside?
> >
> > I don't see this as off-topic, unless all discussions of
> interacting
> > with colleagues and potential customers and employers are
> off-topic.
> >
> > In some businesses, it's de rigeur to be a member of one or another
> > social networking system.
> >
> > I would want to know what precautions people take when they do join
> > social networking groups online.
> >
> > Is there any way to keep your personal-social and your
> business-social
> > presences separate? Without lying on the sign-up forms?
> >
> > - Kevin (not a member)
> >
> > ------------------------
> >
> > Isn't it simply a matter of being careful what you say?
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>
>
> What's this strange word "simply" that you use?
>
> There might or might not be standards for "participation" in the
> network. Being too close-mouthed might be seen as
> stand-off-ish and ....
> er.... unmutual.
>
> Saying "I'd tell you, but then I'd have to kill you" might be amusing
> the first few times, but it could soon wear thin.
>
>
> - Kevin
> Rover? Rover?? Is that you?
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