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If You use Yahoo Groups This is important de WA1KAT AMSAT #35202



Thanks to XXXXX  for passing this valuable information on.

If you are not comfortable having Yahoo Groups track their movements on the
web they read this carefully.  Its worth checking in to.


> > If you belong to any Yahoo Groups, this is
> > important for protecting your online privacy!
> >
> > Yahoo is now using something called "Web Beacons" to
> > track Yahoo Group users around the net and see what
> > you're doing and where you are going--similar to
> > cookies. Yahoo is recording every website and every
> > group you visit.
> >
> > Take a look at their updated privacy statement:
> > http://privacy.yahoo.com/privacy
> > About half-way down the page, in the section on
> > cookies, you will see a link that says "web beacons".
> (or search for "web beacon" on yahoo)
> >
> > Click on the phrase "web beacons". That will bring you
> > to a paragraph entitled "Outside the Yahoo Network."
> >
> > In this section you'll see a little "click here to opt
> > out" link that will let you "opt-out" of their new
> > method of snooping.
> >
> > Once you have clicked that link, you are exempted.
> > Notice the "Success" message on the top of the next
> > screen. Be careful, because on that page there is a
> > "Cancel Opt-out" button that, if clicked, will *undo*
> > the opt-out.
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