||Wed, 12 January 2005 10:12
Originally posted by: ilias.lazaridis.com|
[posted via http news gateway, as no access via nntp]
Clickstream Data and Cookies
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"This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate
level to help Us understand trends and patterns"
I cannot access news.eclipse.org since the censorship request of Mr. Mike
Milinkovich (ex-IBM, Eclipse Foundation Director).
Using data to identify my person or my ISP-region to block my access (or
the regions access) to the eclipse foundations resources is a
I ask you to stop this violation and enable immediatly my access to the
eclipse news-server via nntp.
||Thu, 20 January 2005 20:15
| Eric Clayberg
Registered: July 2009
Location: Boston, MA
"ilias" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message |
>> Maybe I'm missing something here, but I don't see any violation of the
> [...] - (playing with terminology, whilst ignoring fundametals of privacy)
> You don't see many things.
Maybe so. What I do see clearly, however, is that you have made numerous
different forums and that you can't (or won't?) back those charges up. While
I could actually care less about whether you are banished from this
newsgroup or not, the actual banishment itself does not appear to have been
Your name, your e-mail address and your IP address are all public
information readily available to anyone with a browser. Using your IP
address to block your access to the newsgroup, therefore, is not a violation
Note that I am expressly not commenting on whether banning you from the
newsgroup is good or bad. I am only pointing out that it does not constitute
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