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by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 4, 2009 6:07 PM PST

Both your posts, the one here and the one in the Cell Phones forum, have been deleted.

Sorry, but what you are promoting is, in my view, a prank too far.

Leave a friend's telephone number on your web site? No, the security risk there is simply too great.

Send the friend a video message stating that his cell phone is now infected? That is not funny. That used to happen in the early days of PC's connected to the internet, via 'joke' emails. It wasn't funny then, and it is not funny now.

That's why they were deleted.


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by McKroskey / March 4, 2009 6:18 PM PST

ok, i accept your decision.
I must say that there's no security risk leaving the phone number on that website. A lot of people found it really funny. It's a question of sense of humor. It's inoffensive.

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The other thing of course
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 4, 2009 6:21 PM PST
In reply to: ok

is that site promotion in these forums contravenes Forum Policy. So your posts would have failed anyway.


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