Mon Sep 15 22:55:01 2003
In message <20030915052847.GA5277@lincoln.thehermans.org>, Michael
Herman <email@example.com> writes
>I posted my original e-mail after an off-list discussion with someone who,
>using Windows 98 on both the client and server, wanted to connect to work.
>This person appeared to be, from their e-mail signature, an human resources
>director for a company. HR people generally deal in confidential
>information and I certainly would want the HR people at the company I work for
>to not expose any information about me to the web without some security
Let me emphasise this. In Europe there are stringent privacy laws
governing personal data. Sysadmins and developers are required to take
reasonable steps to protect personal data. If they fail then they (and
their employers) could do jail time.