[kwlug-disc] kwlug on twitter?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Dec 23 01:21:56 EST 2009


On Tue, 22 Dec 2009, Chris Frey wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 06:57:39PM -0500, Bob Jonkman wrote:
> > I recommend to people that even if they don't intend to use these
> > services, they should acquire their name and establish an identity
> > anyway.  Better to have your own ID than to have someone else
> > acquire it, and possibly use it for identity fraud purposes.  If
> > you've already established your own ID it's more difficult for
> > someone else to spoof you.  Witness "Fake Steve Jobs" on Twitter,
> > and Australian censorship minister Stephen Conroy on
> > stephenconroy.com.au
>
> Perhaps this is good advice, but it is also akin to recommending that
> everyone register all forms of their domain names "just in case."

  no, it's not, i simply suggested that someone register kwlug on
twitter, and the obvious name would be "kwlug," nothing else.  there
was no suggestion of cybersquatting on numerous variations when only
the one would be more than sufficient.

rday
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