The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

12 April 2003

A friend drops off the blogroll

A blogger I know has decided to retire from the fray, and here's why (no link, she's pulling the goodbye page):

It was always my intention that I share [my] experiences with others in hopes that someone would be able to relate or possibly learn. Just being able to share my experience at all has been a great source of comfort to me. However, much of what I write I would never want my family or co-workers to have access to without my express consent. That is hardly possible when all they have to do is Google me and there it is.

I understand, believe me. Few people can maintain an open-book life; the only reason I appear to get away with it sometimes is because I hold back at least as much as I reveal.

From the net to the fishbowl: is anyone still surprised?

Posted at 10:34 AM to Blogorrhea

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: No, wait, it was Scott McNealy of Sun who said it several years it is:

"You have no privacy. Get over it."

Not 100% appropro to your friend's situation, but relevant nonetheless.

Posted by: DavidMSC at 3:56 PM on 12 April 2003

It may be so, but it doesn't mean that she or I have to take this lying down, so to speak.

Posted by: CGHill at 8:08 PM on 12 April 2003