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August 8th, 2003

Welcome to the Internet!

Based on recent experiences online, I’m seriously considering putting together a “Welcome to the Internet!” email I can send to people who are obviously clueless. A few things I’m thinking of:

  • Websites don’t have to guarantee free speech.
  • A weblog isn’t a message board.
  • Never respond to spam.
  • Never open an attachment unless you’re expecting it.
  • Get a pop-up blocker, or stop using Internet Explorer.
  • You can use a different web browser.
  • What an IP address is, and how it’s easily traceable.

Any others?

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