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Re: Tom Ballard, MSFT shill (was Re: Debian Server Compromise -- A Fire Drill ??)

on Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:07:20AM -0800, Tom (tb.31123.nospam@comcast.net) wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 04:54:26AM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 03:48:19AM -0800, Tom Ballard (tb.31123.nospam@comcast.net) wrote:
> > > Please don't use my real name: I've told you why I don't want it used.
> > > Would you prefer I used a "handle" ?
> > 
> > Interesting what truths people are uncomfortable with.
> I had $7000 zapped out of my checking account in 2000; mostly domain 
> names purchased at Verisign: the names were like stupidnation.com, 
> burninggrave.com, insane-canibalism.com, &c.
> The Mountain View police tracked it down to somewhere in Britain.  I 
> still haven't gotten my money back.
> So, let's just say I have case evidence that something smells in 
> Denmark.  I don't trust people.
> I could pay $35 to 1-800-US-SEARCH and really fuck up your day!

AccurInt is cheaper at $0.25, subscription required.


Or, like your telemarketing buddy, the "service bureaus":  Experian,
EquiFax, and Trans-Union:


One of my personal faves was Goldshield-Inc, who've apparently been run
off the Net, if not out of business.

    [Politech] How does Goldshield find credit card, phone call info on
    you? [priv]

And if you're complaining about googleability, put yourself in my shoes.
Or name.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
   A guide to GNU/Linux partitioning:

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