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Re: Please help me update my address book on Ringo
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 02:21:46 -0500

On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 00:51:00 CST, "J.A. Terranson" said:
On Thu, 23 Feb 2005, Ahmad Naazir wrote:

I'm using a new, free service where I put in my contact info for you,
you put in your contact info for me, and everyone stays up to date
automatically.  It's surprisingly easy and useful.

Ahmad: Nobody gives a shit.

Quite likely, Ringo will take a shit all over itself if we all follow that
link and put in different conflicting info. ;)

I want to know how the "stay up to date *automatically*" works :)  Pretty
neat trick, if it can somehow intuit that I've changed my e-mail address and
what the new one is.  Of course, if it's *that* hot-shit, why would I have to
enter the info the *first* time? ;)

The only way a "free" service that collects contact info can work is if they're
creating a list to sell to spammers..   Interesting that the headers included:

X-habeas-swe-4: Copyright 2002 Habeas (tm)
X-habeas-swe-5: Sender Warranted Email (SWE) (tm). The sender of this
X-habeas-swe-6: email in exchange for a license for this Habeas
X-habeas-swe-7: warrant mark warrants that this is a Habeas Compliant
X-habeas-swe-8: Message (HCM) and not spam. Please report use of this
X-habeas-swe-9: mark in spam to <http://www.habeas.com/report/>.

Ah yes. Spam is that which we don't do. ;)

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