[NTLK] E-Mail addresses in NewtonTalk

Marisa Giancarla fstltna at me.com
Tue Feb 23 17:26:43 EST 2016


Frank, do you have a 468x60 banner for your site? Would love to add it to rotation...

Marisa

On Feb 23, 2016, at 2:16 PM, NewtonTalk <newtontalk at pda-soft.de> wrote:

>> Hi Frank!
>> 
>> I understand it was for me. I so sorry.
> 
> Don't worry. You are not the first, and you're unlikely to be the last :-)
> 
> You wouldn't believe how many people send the link to the newest hilarious
> Youtube video to everyone they happen to have in their address book, instead
> of sending it to themselves and putting the others on BCC. That way, all of
> a sudden your mail address is in the hands of a couple of hundreds of
> people, who won't hesitate to forward it to all people in THEIR address
> book. With an estimated world population of about eight billions, it would,
> at least theoretically, require but six rounds of forwarding until every
> human being on this planet has my E-Mail address. Frightening, somehow :-)
> 
> The good news is that humans are still way more intelligent than search
> robots. If you were to write something like "Franks E-Mail address is
> new12ton34sup56port78 at pda90-soft.de (remove all digits), chances are slim
> that anybody could figure out the real address from what the search robot
> provides him with.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Frank
> 
> -- Newton software and hardware at http://www.pda-soft.de
> 
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