Leaving no trace on the web or in life . . . .
carsrcoffins23 at yahoo.com
Thu Aug 21 23:14:01 UTC 2014
Just make sure you don't use any Ubuntu mailing lists, either, because
they have the same problem :)
On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Richie Bloss <sneydblois at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks to all for responding, sure I've left someone out here - sorry for
> The response from Google Product forum was as I expected You must get it
> removed from the source to have any chance if it eventually dropping off
> from the various search engines out there.
> I have had no luck yet getting a response from the admin for this mailing
> list = lubuntu-users-owner at lists.ubuntu.com or gilir at ubuntu.com. Will
> continue trying. Thanks for the lead on that wxl.
> Have not been running Lubuntu for over a year, am a very happy Ubuntu user
> Other then the past three days I have not posted to the Lubuntu mailing list
> since July 2013 & I see five occurrences with my name in the month of July.
> Sure would be nice I could get an admin to spend 5 mins deleting my posts?
> Thank you
> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 3:40 PM, Israel <israeldahl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> The first time I used the internet was back in the early nineties, before
>> that we used a BBS.
>> For all of you who don't know what a BBS is, you should check it out.
>> When I used a BBS, I would call a person's house with my modem to connect
>> to their computer. I understood that by choosing to connect to their
>> network, they had access to my computer.
>> Now we connect to the internet on SO many things. But, this is the same
>> as it used to be. You connect to your ISP's servers, and they connect you
>> to somewhere else. By getting on the internet you are automatically
>> vulnerable to hundreds of security issues in privacy far worse than the one
>> being brought up. You should assume that your internet time is NOT private,
>> and seek to mitigate the possible damage, by using strong passwords,
>> clearing caches, and using more than one e-mail.
>> I have a 'junk' e-mail and a 'public' e-mail and a project dedicated
>> If my public e-mail shows up in public, I am not surprised. If my junk
>> e-mail is public, I don't care as it is not connected to me in any way that
>> could be a security issue.
>> The more unsettling thing, is that the US government builds exploitable
>> backdoors into virtually every router that passes through the US. The
>> hardware manufacturers probably also put in backdoors in the computers we
>> use. If you own a cellphone, you are not secure at all. There are so many
>> ways to exploit a cellphone. For example, the gyroscope can be used as a
>> rudimentary microphone, based on the vibrations of sound it can pick up.
>> A PUBLIC mailing list showing up in public for the community, is not a
>> bug, it is expected behavior. It is supposed to show up in searches, that
>> is the nature of a public mailing list. We (mostly) want this information
>> to be easily available, as this is part of a global community. Something we
>> say on this list may help someone doing a search for a certain issue.
>> Sorry, this e-mail was so long :D
>> On 08/21/2014 02:58 PM, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
>> Cool. Maybe you can post back one more time if you have some success
>> getting the list to go "silent." But, it's not just the ubuntu list that
>> has this problem . . . on the odd occasion that I google my name, somewhere
>> down the list will be some posts from my early exploits trying to find a
>> system to run PPC a couple years ago . . . on the fink user list . . . .
>> Compared to them this list is a dream . . . hopefully I'm not stepping on
>> toes, but IMHO fink is not worth the space it takes up . . . 8 hour install,
>> part way through some package would break . . . when I would post my issue
>> about how to fix it, invariably somebody would post back with almost
>> literally, "Why are idiots posting on our beautiful forum . . . and then add
>> that if I didn't know how to fix it I shouldn't be on the list . . . ."
>> Which I found ironic, since fink was . . . so "brittle" . . . and within a
>> month or so had dropped support for PPC--but the "evidence" of those posts
>> is still floating around . . . .
>> So, my point was & is, a sense of humor about "privacy" on the internet is
>> required . . . and then some understanding that public life includes moments
>> of embarrassment, even humiliation, a few short moments of joy . . . until
>> we close our eyes for "the big sleep" . . . and then, if what you are saying
>> is correct . . . the "evidence" of our web exploits will remain for another
>> 2.5 years . . . until we can then "disappear" into eternal "privacy" . . .
>> leaving no trace, etc. : - 0
>> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Richie Bloss <sneydblois at gmail.com>
>>> Guess I'll have to post one more time.
>>> Absolutely love POI :0)
>>> Quite honestly I am a bit surprised @ the cavalier attitude the Ubuntu
>>> community has towards email privacy & that this hasn't been addressed before
>>> 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.
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