Thanks for the warning, though i read recently that Yahoo is removing the Chat Room facilty from Yahoogroups and is advising Members to use the Messenger System instead.
We recently discussed the usage of the Chat Room facility at this Group as there was some interest but we did not think it was too viable although left it open to Group Members to use if they so wished.
It seems that it is no longer or will soon be no longer available.
derryck_sylvester <derryck@...> wrote:
Beware Of Yahoo!
I have had several groups with Yahoo.com Groups that were deleted
for reasons unknown to me. Whenever Yahoo deletes a group that the
user/s do not have to pay for, they do so within their right to
delete, or discontinue any account at will, and without prior
However, Yahoo has also joined Microsoft, AOL, and CISCO corporations
in selling personal information of their users. This is called
the 'Unique Identifiers This kind of technology is also used by the
CDC for the safety of records deemed classified.
For example the HIV & AIDS patients nationally, and the
epidemiological data for it's database.
Yahoo is also monitoring all chatting at their Yahoo Chat Rooms. They
at least in this instance, have a message as soon as you log on to
the Chat Room, that says you are being monitored.
I strongly suggest that you re-think any decision to use Yahoo Chat
Room for personal discussions, or information that may come to haunt
you afterwards. Also I suggest that you download this new messenger
service for FREE use, at ImVite.com
This messenger service have a "TRIAD" account program that allows you
to log into AOL-Yahoo & MSN Instant
Messenger Programs instantly,
when you log on to that messenger service.
I suggest that you get now. I have been using it ever since Yahoo has
sold information to China's Security agencies, it's Internet Security
Software, which resulted in the capture and disappearance of several
Remember the messenger program I mentioned above. It is ImVite
Messenger at imvite.com
It is FREE:
Yahoo IM: derryck_sylvester
AOL IM: Ecmimbari
MSN IM: DerryckGriffith
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