__/ [Borek] on Saturday 03 December 2005 09:39 \__
> On Sat, 03 Dec 2005 01:44:17 +0100, Big Bill <kruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> "There's usually some copies floating around"
>>> --> I cannot tell you for sure. But if you remove your messages from
>>> Google, it kills a big big part of the problem. Give it a try. And tell
>>> us about your result.
I tried to remove Dave's post, which ended up as the number 1 result for my
surname in a Google Groups search. The context is missing (I called him
something, so he projected it back to receive attention). As a standalone
post this looks bad, especially to prospective employers or peers in
That post removal tool from Google does not accept the URL's. I gave up after
5-10 minutes. I don't even know how threads are handled in removal, but
there you go...
>> I'm not looking to. Someone was trying to hide from me a while ago. I
>> have all their posts on my hard drive and I know at least one other
>> who does too. But they're probably still kicking around the web
The search would be endless unless you are looking at just a few mentionings
of your name. If necessary, Webmasters can be contacted as well and have
UseNet mirrors/individual posts removed.
> Try to search "for long phrases with Google - especially if
> there are tpyos in them" :)
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