> From: Robin Siegel <pennyroyalnorwich@ ...>
> To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com
> Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 10:56:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Old dormant/inactive IDs - Yahoo NO POLICY
> I strongly disagree. It seems to me that it could be
> disastrous to allow reassignment of dormant email
> Dormant email addresses might still be on file with
> personal accounts that automatically send it
> confidential information. They might be logged into
> websites which, if you used them to access those
> websites, would default to a confidential login page.
> What if the original owner has become unable to use
> their address because of illness, but has previously
> used it to subscribe to confidential information, such
> as bank accounts? Statements could still be coming to
> that address. How long is long enough to wait? I would
> be very reluctant to make that decision too.
> Identity theft is rampant enough without handing the
> keys to the predators.
> --- "S. J. \"Jay\" Bienvenu" <bienvenunet@ yahoo.com
> > I would say that it sounds like the
> > MIcrosoftification of Yahoo has begun, but Yahoo's
> > customer service has been an issue for years...
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> > Jay Bienvenu
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> > bienvenunet@ yahoo.com
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> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: marius.banuta <marius.banuta@ yahoo.com
> > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com
> > Sent: Saturday, March 15, 2008 12:58:25 PM
> > Subject: [Y-Mail] Old dormant/inactive IDs - Yahoo
> > NO POLICY
> > I tried for the past 2-3 weeks to obtain a "serious"
> > answer to my
> > question : Why Yahoo doesn't have a recycling policy
> > and when a
> > dormant/inactive ID is going to be available again
> > if they have such a
> > policy ? I got puerile answers from "n" Customer
> > Service representatives
> > and even from an "supervisor" . So many
> > contradictory answers ...
> > Yahoo and its Customer Service is far beyond Gmail .
> > They don't even
> > want to consider such a sugestion . They have
> > standard answers for
> > everybody , making you to feel that you are dealing
> > with an automatic
> > answering machine .
> > Bad services .
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