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RE: [Hammock Camping] Grouply is back

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  • Ed Speer
    Thanks for the info Tom. I still don t understand what Grouply is or how it works, so I did remove & ban that member-you re right it s not appropriate for
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 8, 2008
      Thanks for the info Tom. I still don't understand what Grouply is or how it
      works, so I did remove & ban that member-you're right it's not appropriate
      for this group..Ed

      From: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com]
      On Behalf Of Tom Frazier
      Sent: Saturday, November 08, 2008 1:44 PM
      To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Grouply is back


      It's an application for yahoo groups; there are a lot of claims made about
      Grouply, like being able to see groups you aren't a member of (which I
      tested by creating a dummy acct. and tried to access groups I wasn't a
      member of; didn't work; I was only able to access groups I was a member of).

      Nothing is compromised by using Grouply. The moderator can go on to Grouply
      (without even having an acct.), verify they are the owner of the group, and
      then select an option to make their group unavailable to Grouply so no one
      can access messages through Grouply and you can also ban invites (such as
      what we received here).

      Personaly, I don't use Grouply as I see no point, really; but, a lot of the
      nonsense about Grouply causing security issues is just...a lot of nonsense!

      I don't think you should ban this member, Ed, but perhaps advise them that
      it's not appropriate for this group.

      I, too, do hope, Bill, that not too many idiots have been infected....hmm...

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Bill Fornshell
      To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com <mailto:hammockcamping%40yahoogroups.com>

      Sent: Friday, November 07, 2008 9:25 AM
      Subject: [Hammock Camping] Grouply is back

      Hi Ed,

      I just received this email from a member here. (See below)

      I did a message search and found 3 messages with the word "Grouply" in it.

      Grouply is a very bad thing.

      I guess you did nothing at the time and now the whole member list has been
      compromised. Who knows what else.

      This member should be banned and then hope all of are computers have not
      been affected
      by this idiot.



      "ghostcarousel" <ghostcarousel@... <mailto:ghostcarousel%40yahoo.com>

      bfornshell@... <mailto:bfornshell%40yahoo.com>

      We share the hammockcamping group. I want to add you as a friend in Grouply
      so you
      can see my profile with my pictures, my groups, and my favorite group

      Here is the link: (link omitted)

      WJ Merritt

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