schwepes on 1 Sep 2008 12:16:00 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Digital Mistakes & PLUG Business

On Mon, 1 Sep 2008, Brian Vagnoni wrote:

> (Puts body armor on to prevent head from being bitten off)
> :-)
> Not sure whether I can do this here or at the meeting.
> As always I encourage discussion as there is nothing
> personal here nor should anyone ever take anything I
> write as a personal attack. I assure you my heart just
> isn't in that place>
> I would like to put forth a motion with regard to way the
> content of the list archives are handled.

Interesting and actually sad.  We should not have to shield our
personal opinions as that is the dread founders' meaning when they
said that we should have the freedom that our pa[ers would not be
searched in the Constitution.  And this group provides a certain
experience that needs to be open so that people with similar
problems as those described and solved herein can have the experience
open and gratis.

> Right now the archives are open to every bot and search
> engine out there. I would like to see that changed in a
> way that would asure that only a list registered human
> was reading the information.
> As a community I believe we want to enable people to feel
> comfortable posting here. This is a human community and
> in a human community mistakes happen. Most human mistakes
> are forgiven and forgotten in the real world. Digital
> mistakes however take on a life of their own and almost
> never go away.
> Many forums & lists these days are taking steps to prevent
> sites like google from just accessing this information
> with ease. For example I block google at my firewall from
> indexing my site.
> Like I've mentioned before I feel we should be more
> concerned about the big data corporations harvesting
> information about us for profit than Schlocko the uberleet
> script kiddie from Futardistan.
> Your comments are always welcome.
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