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25169Re: [nslu2-linux] Goodbye from a moderator

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  • Mike Westerhof (mwester)
    Jun 9, 2013
      There are other moderators. The list goes on.

      This one thanks you for returning this conversation to a more pertinent
      line of discussion. :)

      -Mike (mwester)


      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...
      >
      > Thanks.
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > regards,
      >
      > Drew
      >
      >
      > Sent from my phone
      >
      > On 2013-06-09, at 4:34 AM, Harsh <harshbaste@...> wrote:
      >
      >> Hi Drew,
      >> Is this you?
      >> http://ca.linkedin.com/pub/drew-gibson/40/a65/907
      >> 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.
      >> -H
      >> *From:* Drew Gibson <aggibson@...>
      >> *To:* nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com
      >> *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 -
      >> http://history.alberta.ca/headsmashedin/
      >> ____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.
      >>> __
      >>> regards,
      >>> __
      >>> Drew
      >>> ____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
      >>>> drones.
      >>>> 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 :-)
      >>>> -H
      >>>> __
      >>>>
      >
      >
      >
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