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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000584.txt from 2001/05

From: "Mark Charette" <charette@-----.org>
Subj: Re: [kl] Who reads our messages? ANYBODY
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 20:26:33 -0400

From: <fred.sheim@-----.net>
> Did you know that if you search for your name in Google, you will find the
> messages you posted to this group? That means ANYBODY looking you up in
> Google will see your messages and email address! One of my students did
> this to me today (I teach in a public high school). I was shocked!

Why? This is a mailing list and it's archived so people can find things. The
major search engines also index the information.

Posting information on a public BBoard implies that is it just that - public
information!

Mark C.

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