[TRLog] TR Mailing List Users

Thomas M. Schaefer toms@xmission.com
Mon, 12 Aug 2002 14:43:47 -0600

Youu only need to supply an account (make it as fictious as you want) to get
at the file section. Please do not read too much into Gil's characterization
of supplying personal information. Saying personal information on the
Internet makes it sound like social security and American Express cards
numbers are required. Nothing could be further from the truth. If you just
want email, that requires no personal information (real or otherwise). A
simple email to trlog-subscribe@yahoogroups.com (if such a list existed) is
all that is required.

I agree that it would be better for those that use contesting.com to support
it and only view Yahoo groups as a last resort.

Tom NY4I
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tod Olson" <tao@skypoint.com>
To: "'Bill Fisher, W4AN'" <bill@eham.net>; <trlog@contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 1:48 PM
Subject: RE: [TRLog] TR Mailing List Users

> Gil said, "The easy and free answer is to move the list to yahoo groups.
> that is a better site anyway as it has files and many other things to use.
> The downside is you have to subscribe (FREE) and give some personal
> information. "
> I have a very deep seated aversion to providing anyone or any 'entity'
> personal information. Although I have nothing to hide (that I know of), I
> find providing such information inevitably seems to generate many, many
> unwanted proposals designed to separate me from what money I may have.
> At the risk of being called a 'stick in the mud' I would prefer to support
> Bill Fisher, W4AN, who I know, rather than "Yahoo" who I consider to be a
> "dot com" ((( Sorry for the bad language on the reflector))) who is
> faceless, nameless and doesn't even have a ham license!
> Tod, KOTO
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