Danish greeting - RFI Facebook group for Birding Aus.

To: "Peter H. Them" <>
Subject: Danish greeting - RFI Facebook group for Birding Aus.
From: "Dave Torr" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 21:45:00 +1000
A recent article on fraud on Facebook - of course it is not Facebook to
blame, more stupid users (,239029558,339281228,00.htm?feed=pt_online).
And they don't need Facebook - recent survey showed that Nigerian email
scams were netting at least $36m a year in Aus (and another survey showed
Victorians were losing $250m a year to online fraud).

2008/8/28 Dave Torr <>

> I think the danger in Facebook is the amount of information that people
> reveal about themselves and now I gather there are 3rd party applications
> which gather even more information. Of course, all BirdingAus material is
> already available online so any information you post to BA is already
> available to anyone.
> Anyway - Danish birders are probably better looking than the Aussie ones!
> 2008/8/28 Peter H. Them <>
>  Facebook is evil and should be avoided at all cost.
>> Whauu, Evan ... Is that so ... ?  ... Very worrying !
>> Even our Danish Prime Minister is on the Facebook ... !
>> I will at once call him and warn him about the Facebook.
>> *smile*
>> But anyway, my RFI is just to learn if there is a similar
>> Facebook group for Birding-Aus.
>> I find this Facebook NEOORN group is a nice supplement
>> for the NEOORN birding list. Among other to see pictures
>> of the members of NEOORN.
>> Best wishes,
>> Peter

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