Re: Signing Up to Be Surveilled

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jul 18 2000 - 07:32:05 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: "Michael S. Lorrey" <>
> >Zero Powers wrote:
> > >
> > > "One company is making it easier for folks to "track" anyone, by
> >allowing
> > > them to pull up a map of the person's location on a personal digital
> > > assistant (PDA) or computer..."
> > >
> > >,1282,37559,00.html?tw=wn20000717
> > >
> > > Doesn't that just give you a warm fuzzy feeling deep down inside?
> >
> >No, but I'm sure it gives a warm and fuzzy feeling to any potential
> >domestic abuser that they can find their spouse/victim so easily... I
> >hope this doesn't mean your marriage isn't going well, Zero.
> You have an amazing and uncanny ability to turn nearly any subject matter
> into ad hominem attack. You never cease to amaze. You would probably be
> surprised at the degree to which the signal:noise shot up dramatically while
> you were gone. Ah, well. It was nice while it lasted.

You have an unceasing ability to misread a humorous comment as a
personal attack. Since I received all messages that went on the list
while I was gone, I noticed no change in signal:noise, except possibly
that you had very little to say while I was gone.

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