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Who would do such a thing? The same sort of people who have perpetuated some of the top urban legends such as the claim that Mr. Rogers had a former secret career as a trained assassin, and that ATM users can quickly contact police in the event of an attempted robbery by entering their PIN in reverse. The cyberspace is full of lies disguised as inspiration, political alerts, health warnings, and prayers. Many come complete with enhanced photographs. The ones that are especially ironic are those that state, “Even Snopes has confirmed this,” along with a link to Snopes that attributes it as false. People who forward such emails, obviously do not check the link themselves. (source: To Forward or Not to Forward? By Patti Maguire Armstrong

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Think Before you Click and Send - New York Times

What to Think About Before You Hit ‘Send’
By ALINA TUGEND | New York Times @ Yahoo news– Fri, 20 Apr, 2012 4:30 PM EDT

The No. 1 question to ask yourself before hitting “send” on the next e-mail, Mr. Godin says, is this: “Is this going to one person?”

¶ Don’t forward chain e-mails. Don’t forward chain e-mails. Don’t forward chain e-mails.
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