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Re: What the hell are you doing?



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To Richard and the list:

I had Charles' permission to forward his e-mail communication to the list..
I had no idea of the possible ramifications. Thank you , Richard for
pointing the dangers out to all of us. I'm sure we'll all be more careful
from now on.

My sincere apologizies,

Betty



At 06:03 AM 9/19/01 -0400, you wrote:
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>Betty  posted a private political communication from Charles to a
>public forum and included the email addresses of his family and
>friends. This data is now available to anyone in the world.
>
>Charles had previously voiced strong disapproval of having political
>propaganda on this public forum. One assumes that the publication of
>his communication was not his choice.
>
>Please respect each others' right to privacy.
>
>And in this case I am in agreement with Charles. This political
>propaganda is not appropriate to our list. There is nothing about it
>that relates to our expression as book artists.
>
>It is hard to fathom why anyone would do this. At this point in time
>posting someone's family email addresses is akin to terrorism, and is
>a real violation.
>
>One other thing. I have received several private emails recently that
>had the same mistake that Charles made on this one, and Charles, I
>suggest you pay attention to this error:  The group mail was sent in
>the "TO:" mode, so everyone got everyone else's email address. That
>also happens in "CC:". What you have to do is send it as "BCC", and
>that way nobody gets each others' address.
>
>This is important for everyone's security. Viruses these days search
>your emails and send themselves to every email address they find. Not
>just the ones in your address book.
>
>If anone on the "TO" list in one of these mails gets a virus tomorrow,
>then everyone else on that list will get sent it.  I now update my
>antivirus profiles every time I start the computer. New profiles are
>issued by the antivirus software companies daily or even several times
>a day.  Also, I delete any email in my mailbox that has multiple
>addresses in the "to" line or "cc" just in case I get a virus, to
>protect my friends.
>
>
>--
> Richard
> http://minsky.com
> http://www.centerforbookarts.org
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Betty Storz
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Mendocino, CA  95460

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