25169Re: [nslu2-linux] Goodbye from a moderator
- Jun 9, 2013There are other moderators. The list goes on.
This one thanks you for returning this conversation to a more pertinent
line of discussion. :)
On 6/9/2013 10:25 AM, M.J. Johnson wrote:
> Returning to a more on-topic discussion, is the implication that this
> list will end without participation of the original moderator? Can't we
> just change moderators? I find this list to be a valuable resource, and
> would like to see it continue...
> On Sunday, June 9, 2013, Drew Gibson wrote:
> but I'm not trying to hide.
> I just don't like all the insidious data gathering and the wildly
> inaccurate inferences made therefrom.
> Sent from my phone
> On 2013-06-09, at 4:34 AM, Harsh <harshbaste@...> wrote:
>> Hi Drew,
>> Is this you?
>> I'd be a little careful of guarding my own privacy online before
>> passing judgements to that effect about others on a public forum.
>> For starters I'd remove my company email address from the
>> subscription list.
>> Might I recommend a Yahoo address - it at least wont trace you
>> back to your workplace (and possibly your home) in Burlington,
>> Ontario Canada.
>> *From:* Drew Gibson <aggibson@...>
>> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
>> *Sent:* Sunday, 9 June 2013 1:24 AM
>> *Subject:* Re: [nslu2-linux] Goodbye from a moderator
>> I guess Big Brother IS listening. :-} The message below originally
>> included a quotation for all the surrender-monkeys:
>> "Due to their excellent understanding of the regional topography
>> and bison behaviour, native people hunted bison by stampeding them
>> over a precipice. They then carved up the carcasses and dragged
>> the pieces to be butchered and processed in the butchering camp
>> set up on the flats beyond the cliffs."
>> ref: Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump -
>> ____On 08/06/13, *Drew Gibson * <aggibson@...> wrote:
>>> Hi Brian,
>>> thanks for all your efforts over the years in keeping the list
>>> alive and well. It was the slug that got me into ARM computing
>>> years before it was fashionable and that could not have happened
>>> without the invaluable tips and fixes I got from this list.
>>> Others may feel that just because you're f*ck*d you should roll
>>> over and wave the white flag but even a token gesture is
>>> worthwhile to remind us all of what is coming down the pipe.
>>> I respect your decision and wish you well in your future endeavours.
>>> ____On 07/06/13, *Harsh * <harshbaste@...> wrote:
>>>> Its a safe bet that big brother has 100s of more inventive (and
>>>> far more accurate) ways to monitor you. Cell phones, credit
>>>> cards, GPS devices, your computer, your (snail) mail, etc. being
>>>> the obvious ones. When all else fails, they can just monitor you
>>>> via surveillance cameras all over the city and (now) probably
>>>> Closing down your yahoo account is going to be a drop in the
>>>> ocean if you want to avoid monitoring. To be really effective, I
>>>> would recommend a deserted island somewhere in the middle of the
>>>> Arctic sea where you cut off all contact with the outside world
>>>> and grow your own food (assuming the spy satellites wont get you
>>>> there either) ;-)
>>>> Just remain the moderator will you! This place runs because of
>>>> people like yourself and we are thankful :-)
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