Gmail issues aside, I still want to archive Horde webmail onto my PC. Lisa Lisa B. McLaughlin, NCW Lisa at AllSpunUp.com T: +44 (0) 1943 468624 M: +44 (0) 7835 947606 AllSpunUp Websites that work for you. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Darrell King Sent: Sunday, August 12, 2007 2:04 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] archiving Horde webmail onto your PC Informative. Unfortunately, one of the greatest leaps forward in human history - the Web - has opened all new avenues for exploitation. Of course, it's long passed the time when any of us can expect to keep our private information to ourselves anyway. Well, that's not totally true. Stop using email except for the most public statements, for instance, never recording a private thought or opinion. Email makes several stops along it's delivery route and is extremely vulnerable to interception. Don't share emotions with family and friends, because they may pass this on over the web ion notes or chats, or to human links in the chain of privacy invasion. Don't use your credit cards anywhere because there are thieves who pose as clerks. Don't accept birthday cards online because they give out clues to your birth date; don't ever enter your age into an online form for the same reason. Actually, don't do any of this on paper, either, as such records may get digitalized someday. I'm not even touching the notes that reflect deep personal convictions, evidence of extramarital adventures or simply discuss current events. I'm not singling your opinion out, Shawn. Just lamenting the fact that I gave up on privacy years ago. My focus nowadays is on nipping identity theft in the bud and resigning myself to defending my many peccadillos when Homeland Security shows up at the door with a laptop full of evidence. D On 8/12/07, Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net> wrote: > > On Sat, 2007-08-11 at 20:12 +0100, Lisa B McLaughlin wrote: > > Yes, the client wants to file emails away online so they can access > > from > > anywhere. I suggested gmail. Any thoughts? Seems better to me than > > archiving etc. > > You mean you (and your client) have never read > <http://www.gmail-is-too-creepy.com>? > > It's one thing for Google to access my Usenet and mailing lists posts, > another entirely to trust them with e-mail that is obviously supposed to > remain private. > > You (and your client) should at least be aware of the ECPA and what it > says with regards to e-mails over 180 days old. > > -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !