Leaving no trace on the web or in life . . . .
anthony.hoppe at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 18:38:40 UTC 2014
I'm the opposite. I actually like that things like this show up via
searches. If I'm applying for a job and my future employer "Googles" my
name and/or email address, I want them to see that I am active in these
sorts of forums. I want people to see my contributions, whether I am the
original poster who poses the question and is asking for help or if I'm
answering and offering assistance. Though this only applies because I work
Perhaps I'm weird like that...
On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Richie Bloss <sneydblois at gmail.com> wrote:
> Guess I'll have to post one more time.
> Absolutely love POI :0)
> This gmail id is not my primary id, I did in fact create it years ago
> specifically for forum use. My primary is not Google. However that
> doesn't mean I want my gmail id to appear in a Google search.
> Quite honestly I am a bit surprised @ the cavalier attitude the Ubuntu
> community has towards email privacy & that this hasn't been addressed
> before now.
> Of the dozens of forums, mailing lists, blogs, etc I post to this is the
> only one wherein my gmail id is dredged up. That tells me they're all
> doing it better than the Ubuntu folks.
> Will try to pursue this thru the Google Product forums since I cannot get
> the administrator of this mailing list to respond.
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com>
>> Perhaps you are making a bit too much out of this, considering that you
>> are willing to use "gmail" . . . and one of the largest data miners is
>> Google . . . so if you are logged into Gmail, everything you do online is
>> "recorded" . . . available to you . . . as well as their servers to create
>> a "profile" based upon your activities . . . . So, maybe the outlook.com
>> idea might actually be helpful?? Haven't you watched "Person of
>> Interest"??? "We are being watched, every moment of every day . . . " No
>> escape. What's the worst the spammers can do? Even in Gmail there are 20
>> emails a day advertising "cialis" . . . in spam folder . . . I delete
>> them--I don't think about why they are there. : - ))
>> Don't worry . . . be happy . . .
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 9:25 AM, <lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>> Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:25:54 -0600
>>> From: Richie Bloss <sneydblois at gmail.com>
>>> Yeah, it's always great to get insulted when posting to Linix forum =
>>> "unlike you".
>>> If these are the hoops we are expected to jump thru in order to post to
>>> Ubuntu mailing lists then count me out.
>>> This will be my last post to this list since apparently I will have to
>>> 2 & 1/2 years for it roll off the archive logs.
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