[LINK] Why Irkut ?
adam at todd.inoz.com
Mon Feb 9 15:52:40 EST 2004
>I find Irkut to be similar to BBS systems I used to use in the 80's and
>90's, all rights would be limited to the sysop, who could do whatever he
Yes and no. I must admit, it's really getting into the PERSONAL area for
what most people seem to use as a business connecting tool. Mind you, it
pays to advertise - but how much do you advertise about yourself?
I've left a lot of info out, only providing what is publicly known on the
>There are also some issues with the potential of Irkut being used for
>intelligence gathering. But I already anticipate that all my Email, faxes and
Well it certainly qualifies for that process. Although I found a guy in
there with the name ORKUT linked to one of your friends :)
Americans tend to be more open about their private lives when they aren't
being surrounded by people. Even in online chats they tend to give out a
lot of info or personal views that they wouldn't give if they were standing
ina room with you.
>phonecalls are in the public domain as far as spooks are concerned. I use
>tunnels and PGP and all that, but I still feel that it could potentially
>be cracked and archived.
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