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TR's Hot Topic: Will e-annoyance laws doom TR discussions?

By Jay Garmon Contributor ·
TECHREPUBLIC COMMUNITY NETNOTE NEWSLETTER for January 17, 2006

TR'S HOT TOPIC: WILL E-ANNOYANCE LAWS DOOM TR DISCUSSIONS?

Word that new laws will make anonymous online flame wars illegal has
resulted (ironically enough) in a record number of annoyance-centered
TR flame wars. Everything from bad online grammar to threads growing
too long for their own good has been a subject of anxious debate. Of
course, TR members till found time to bash Windows XP, fret about
security, rail against bad IT management, and ponder their next career
move. Some things never change.

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Danger! Double post! Annoying! Please do not read

by neilb@uk In reply to TR's Hot Topic: Will e-an ...

Sing along! One, two, three...

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Those of us in the rest of the world

by neilb@uk In reply to TR's Hot Topic: Will e-an ...

will carry on as before for a while.

The US might threaten to invade us to make us nicer to you.

Or, I suppose, the EU will follow suit with an equally stupid law. That will just leave the Aussies and Canadians to annoy us both. I can't see the Aussies ever being stupid enough to pass this sort of law so, one day, they'll be the only ones left allowed to be nasty.

When that day happens, I'm going to find me an offshore anonymous proxy service to post to TR. Why I need to, I don't know - when I'm so n-i-i-i-ce to everyone.

Neil

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You

by maecuff In reply to Those of us in the rest o ...

are funny.

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He is?

by NZ_Justice In reply to You

Dam aussie. go back to aussie.

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Have you been living in oz latley?

by NZ_Justice In reply to Those of us in the rest o ...

thats a bit of an oxy moron saying the the howard gov wont pass stupid laws. they will. you know they will.

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work must do work must do work

by NZ_Justice In reply to TR's Hot Topic: Will e-an ...

I just replying to this post because I'm sick and tired of posting replies to posts of the guy who is currently number 1 site activity rating. But not really. must do work must do work. I just can't find the strenght to tear myself away from this crapy forum site. (did I say that out loud) no but I typed it. must do work must do work. man I can write some crap. must do work must do work. If you have read this please ignore. thanks have a nice day great chatting with you.:)

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