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May. 6th, 2005 | 10:34 pm
music: Steve Reich & Ensemble Modern - Music for 18 Musicians - 09 - Section VII

Important Notice For People Who Care About the Privacy of Friends Only Posts (yours or your friends')

DO NOT USE GOOGLE WEB ACCELERATOR

This newfangled Google Web Accelerator that someone may have already told you about is INCREDIBLY dangerous.  And here's why:  When you're logged into livejournal, you see posts that your friends allow you to see, that the public may not be able to see.  What happens when you're using google web accelerator is that GOOGLE is downloading those friends only posts instead of you, and could very possibly be sending them to other people, as people on fark.com found happening to their forum.  In addition, because part of what the accelerator does to speed up browsing is pre-load every single link on a page you view, that includes those pretty little red X's on comments on your journal that when clicked DELETE COMMENTS. That means that GWA could potentially be deleting comments that people have left on your journal.

You Have Been Warned

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Burning Flower

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from: burningflower
date: May. 7th, 2005 06:12 pm (UTC)

for serious?

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Alex P.

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from: wetzel
date: May. 7th, 2005 06:54 pm (UTC)

fer serious.

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Vesta Vaingloria

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from: swedishfishnets
date: May. 7th, 2005 11:17 pm (UTC)

The internets are freaking crazy.

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