[LINK] Request to Qantas to Keep Offering Plain Text Email

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Nov 8 16:43:11 AEDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-11-08 at 16:34 +1100, Ivan Trundle wrote:
> I hate to admit this, but the move to HTML doesn't bother me in the
> slightest. I don't even care if they track my reading of the message.

Your choices. It doesn't mean diddly in any rational public policy
debate, any more than my preference would.

> It's simply a sign of the times

Any dictatorship could say the same thing. Seriously Ivan, this is weird
coming from you.

> Marketing communications are here to stay

Communication is one thing. If they communicated, we'd all be a lot
happier and safer. But it's not communication. It's exploitation on the
back of deception.

> Such is life.

You DO recall who most famously said that, and under what circumstances,
don't you?

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)

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