Anti-virus Email Footers

Can I just say that among my email pet peeves (and believe me, they are numerous) is when anti-virus software appends a message to outgoing mail, along the lines of: No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.19.20/1259 – Release Date: 4/02/2008 I copied this … [Read more…]

Facebook notification emails make a quiet change

Just over a week ago, I read a column from the ineffable Cory Doctorow in InformationWeek rightly blasting Facebook for (among other things) the way it notifies you about messages from others: The clue is in the steady stream of emails you get from Facebook: “So-and-so has sent you a message.” Yeah, what is it? … [Read more…]