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Re: [SLUG] Is this something of Interest ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Is this something of Interest ?
- From: Michael Lake <Mike.Lake@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 11:05:11 +1000
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Oscar Plameras wrote:
> You may register it is free.
> You have the choice. So, don't worry too much !
You have to supply your e-mail address, demographic information
(country, zip code, age, sex; household income, industry, job title, job
function, and must agree to the terms of their Subscriber Agreement.
I wonder Oscar, have you actually read their "Subscriber Agreement" ?
Its at the very bottom of the page in smaller font where you click
"submit". Come on Oscar fess up, you didnt read it did you :-)
I have made a personal decision not to subscribe to any of these places
that request such information and I suggest that ppl do read those
agreements. What happens if the place files for Chap 11 in the States;
who will then buy the company; what will they do with your information?
It happens. I can get all the news I want from 'freeer' sources.
>>There's no point in posting things from the NYTimes, because it requires
>>registration to get in. If it's really important, at least post some sort
>>of prece so we can decide whether to waste time registering or not.
Also just a short paragraph included from the article would help
sluggers here to decide if they wanted to click on it - especially if
they are on a dialup from home. These news sites are notorious for
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