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access blocked to my att/yahoo email

by anmowil / February 4, 2014 10:52 AM PST

On my laptop, I am blocked access to my ATT / Yahoo email unless I download Safari or Foxfire, which I do not wish to do. I do not have that problem on my desk top.

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Why not do whatever it takes?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 4, 2014 11:31 PM PST

That is, why limit yourself?

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access blocked to my att/yahoo email
by anmowil / February 6, 2014 4:37 AM PST

I see no reason that they should be able to hijack my account. Why MUST I download something I do no happen to want at this time? I may decide I want it later, but then it would be my decision, not theirs.
Isn't there a way to get rid of that block?

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Maybe they didn't do this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 6, 2014 4:43 AM PST

If you feel it's your choice, why not stand by it and go elsewhere? That is, is there any money that changed hands? Why I asked is that some folk forget that free stuff may vanish and when it does or there is a limit imposed some may get upset.

I'd go with whatever it takes then change to another email system.

About the decision. Again, back to the money.
Bob

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