On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:57 PM, Bill Campbell <free...@celestial.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009, Jerry McAllister wrote: > >On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 01:29:34PM -0800, Chris Knight wrote: > > > >> Damn, that is the funniest thing I have seen in years. > > > >You might try posting a helpful response instead of trying > >to be insulting. > > > >You might explain to the person, who apparently does not understand > >the net, that it would be impossible to remove all references with > >his name because within minutes of it being posted to the list > >it is mirrored and archived in many many places over which the list > >manager has no control - in fact does not even know about. One example > >of those is Google. FreeBSD has no control over what Google stores. > >But, there are many other sites that input this stuff, mung it according > >to their interests and make it available on the net. > > Many years ago we hosted the original CDDB database (identifies > music CDs), and I got at least one complaint from somebody whose > name appeared in a song title saying to remove it or else. > > I have had people ask to remove things from the Mailman archives > of lists we host, who backed off when I asked for my normal > hourly rate to (a) figure out how pipermail works, and (b) deal > with removing their messages. I added that there are hundreds of > people receiving these messages around the world who may have > them archived as well, not to mention google. I never heard from > them again. > > Bill > <snip> i'm not sure why being seen in google is a bad thing. unless you're Mark Rich or something. If you're overly concerned, maybe you could just contact google and they would be willing to suit you for a small fee, perhaps your soul. -- Marlene Dietrich - "Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like h... _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"