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Mitchell, Beth mitchell at LEMOYNE.EDU
Wed Oct 25 15:27:13 EST 1995


Sorry to post a non-Chlamy item on the network, but I though other folks
might be interested in seeing this.  It was sent to me by my brother who is
a computer jockey at MIT.
> 
> Beth
> 
> > From:	MX%"alainl at MIT.EDU" 24-OCT-1995 14:15:03.45
> > Subj:	Big Brother is Watching
> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >         Saw this and figured  others would like to know 
> > about it.
> > 
> > Date: Sun, 15 Oct 1995 18:44:44 -0400 (EDT)
> > From: rotenberg at epic.org (Marc Rotenberg)
> > Subject: Risk of visiting wrong place on the Web
> > 
> > The Marketry company of Bellevue, Washington is now 
> > selling E-mail 
> > addresses
> > of Internet users obtained from Newsgroup postings. From 
> > the company's 
> > press
> > release:
> > 
> >    "These are E-mail address of individuals who are 
> > actively using
> >    the Internet to obtain and transfer information.  They 
> > have
> >    demonstrated a substantial interest in specific area 
> > of information
> >    on the Internet.  They are regularly accessing 
> > information in their
> >    interest areas from newsgroups, Internet chats and 
> > websites. . . .
> >    The file is anticipated to grow at the rate of 250,000 
> > E-Mail 
> >    addresses per month, all with Interest selections."
> > 
> > What are the interest areas currently available?  "Adult, 
> > Computer, 
> > Sports, Science, Education, News, Investor, Games, 
> > Entertainment 
> > Religion, Pets."  The release notes that "additional 
> > interests areas 
> > will be added, please inquire." Activities of US and 
> > non-US Net users 
> > will be included in the Marketry product.
> > 
> > *The Washington Post* reported that the president of 
> > Marketry, Norm 
> > Swent,
> > would not disclose who the actual owner of the list is. 
> > "That really is
> > confidential information," Swent said, "and we are 
> > obviously bound by
> > confidentiality agreements with the list owner."
> > 
> > WHAT YOU CAN DO:
> > 
> >    (a) Sit back, let your newsgroup postings get swept up 
> > by the data 
> >    scavengers and watch the junk E-mail pile high on your 
> > system, or
> > 
> >    (b) Send E-mail to Marketry and tell them to STOP 
> > SELLING PERSONAL
> >    DATA GATHERED FROM THE NET.  Send E-mail to: 
> > listpeople at marketry.com
> >    and tell your friends to send E-mail.  And tell your 
> > friends' 
> > friends.
> > 
> > It's your name.  It's your mailbox. Think about it.
> > 
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> > To: Kyle T. Waters <ktch1 at aol.com>, Anthony Joseph <adj at lyric.lcs.mit.edu>,
> >     Greg Maud <gkmaud at MIT.EDU>, Him <alainl at MIT.EDU>, Eric Gaidos
> >     <ejgaidos at space.mit.edu>, Francesca Gandolfo <frau at ai.mit.edu>, Dave
> >     Mitchell <mitcheld at vax.cs.hscsyr.edu>, Dan Ferro
> >     <Dan_Ferro at unity.ccmail.compuserve.com>, Tim Boesch <tjboesch at MIT.EDU>, B
> >     Colleton <bacolleton at bics.bwh.harvard.edu>, Jon Vural
> >     <VURAL at med-biophr.bu.edu>, Stefan Winkler <winkler at MIT.EDU>, Boris
> >     Golubovic <miocmit at MIT.EDU>, Dave Mckinley
> >     <applix!nova89!david at uunet.uu.ne>, Michell Webster <mwebster at applix.com>,
> >     Emily Klein <eak at gwis2.circ.gwu.edu>, Ellen Stanley
> >     <98eds at acunix.wheatonma.edu>, Kathy O'Neil <koneil at microsoft.com>, Olaf
> >     Bleck <bleck at ai.mit.edu>, Beth Mitchell <mitchell at lemoyne.edu>, Stephen
> >     Spellicy <SPELLICY at HULAW1.HARVARD.EDU>, Arron Belenky <abelenky at MIT.EDU>,
> >     Brodie Hynes <brodie at MIT.EDU>, toby at MIT.EDU, sburke at MIT.EDU
> > X-MX-Warning: VMS Mail To: line does not include all To: addresses
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Beth Ferro Mitchell			Department of Biology
(315) 445-4509 				Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY 13214 
email: mitchell at maple.lemoyne.edu




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