[mythtv-users] Help with this mailing list

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jan 18 02:41:31 UTC 2008


On 01/17/2008 12:52 PM, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 08:39:05AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
>   
>> I don't think there is any simple way to remove your email address from 
>> an archived message, and even if you could, that would not remove it 
>> from any spammer lists you have managed to get on.
>>     
> Aside from that, removing the messages from the official archive would
> also not remove them from the various unofficial archives and indexes
> scattered across the net.  It's usually a pretty safe bet that, once you
> put information into a publically-accessible area of the net, there's no
> way to remove it.  (You *might* be able to pull it off if you have a lot
> of time, money, and lawyers to throw at the task, but, even then, it
> would be extremely difficult and success would not be guaranteed.)

Dude, you can’t take something off the Internet.. that’s like trying to
take pee out of a swimming pool.
  -- Joe Rogan, Newsradio

Mike



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