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Re^3: Status of Recent User Information Leak

by JavaFan (Canon)
on Aug 11, 2009 at 15:58 UTC ( #787678=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Status of Recent User Information Leak
in thread Status of Recent User Information Leak

Email addresses are nearly useless if they're not public.
That I disagree with. Email addresses are nearly useless if noone knows them, but addresses known to a proper subset of the world population can be quite handy. I've various public email addresses. I've also tons of email addresses only a few number of people know. I even have email addresses only one person beside myself knows. Except for some of the public addresses (which only get spam), all of them are useful.

Email addresses aren't that different from phone numbers. Just because a number is unlisted doesn't mean it carries no use.

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[1nickt]: This is not to suggest that Karl should remove his slogan. Just thoughts of mine... Trust me I believe I am very much more radical than most, and if I had a slogan for every gross injustice in my sig, there would be no more bytes!
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[1nickt]: So if I was to offer any editorial advice it would be to (1) make it endure time passing (2) make it positive (3) make it about you and your beliefs
[1nickt]: (Disicpulus The new best choice is maybe "First People"
[karlgoethebier]: Discipulus: This is called "Volksverhetzung" in German which means
[karlgoethebier]: incitement of the people and it is prohibited by law
[1nickt]: The best sign I have sign in a protest march was carried by a kid of about 10 years "If you build a wall my generation will tear it down."
[1nickt]: ... sign I have seen ...
[1nickt]: Now that one made me hopeful! First time not angry in a long time when I saw that kid.
[Discipulus]: i propend for removing: why? because we are so few that we must find i minimal common divisor, this is certainly Perl not our (anyway private) thougths. And i say this still wondering because i love a lot freedom of expression. And i say this not for roho

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