[SATLUG] grouply

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 8 16:34:41 CST 2008



scs at worldlinkisp.com wrote:
>> what exactly is grouply?  i joined because someone i know did.  now it 
>> keeps sending me invites or rather messages that someone who knows 
>> someone has joined too.  i thought it was like facebook or a social 
>> networking thing.  i'm not understanding what it is i guess...cheryl
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> If you don't know a person/site requesting information, and don't 
> like Trojans, Bots, or Spam, follow these two simple rules.
>
> 1.  Do not respond and delete the email.
> 2.  Remember rule #1
>
> Remember, curiosity killed the cat. 
>
> Even the best write-ups I've seen in InformationWeek, /., ARS Tech and other publications suggests that you /NOT/ hook up to them if you have personal or financial information on either Yahoo or Google.  One of the requirements to join Grouply, is that you surrender /ALL/ of your account passwords on both for the system to do its mashup properly.  They promise to be "good people" with your personal account info, but, one disgruntled employee can kill that in a major hurry...  Best idea?  /Not.../
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