About bloody time!
Mid March and we're only up to the third instalment of the year.... I shall be writing to ask for my money back.
33 posts • joined 16 Nov 2007
The solution to usenet spam is just to get a decent newsreader and possibly a proxy as described here http://improve-usenet.org/ Filter out anything from googlegroups and you're back with a nice, clean news service.
It is a bit strange that Google don't appear to care that they're trashing the usefulness of one of their products by allowing Google groups accounts to send messages, but that's their problem.
I applaud them. A proactive step to bettering the methods of handling this type of data.
How could the data be any safer if someone had known where it was? Given the apparent complete lack of ability common amongst civil servants to not accidentally send sensitive data out to their nearest chip shop, the only sensible way of handling it was indeed to completely forget where they put it.
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