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To: justlurking; VxH; jamaly; Doctor Stochastic; Bogey78O; 11B3; Shermy; proxy_user; gcruse; ...
Great article, thanks.

I wonder if the political junkies ever resort to online trickery? Aren't Howard Dean's supporters all supposed to be internet gurus?

Here are some 'fun' political links that show how someone could trick you into visiting a site that is not 'legit', and then ask you for money. None of these go exactly where they say they do...

Before you click, note where your status bar at the bottom is telling you the link will take you...

www.deanforamerica.com

www.clarkforamerica.com

larouchein2004.net

www.johnkerry.com

Oh, and after you get there, imagine if I'd sent you to a carbon copy of the real site you THOUGHT you were headed.
Could you tell from your top ADDRESS bar that you were sent elsewhere?

I believe I've heard that users of the InternetExplorer trash software from Redmond WA, won't show the correct site location up in the address window...

29 posted on 01/30/2004 1:21:47 AM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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heres another 'spoof' link

www.johnkerry.com

This one will analyze how much information about you can be obtained by a simple web visit...

30 posted on 01/30/2004 1:38:21 AM PST by Future Useless Eater (Freedom_Loving_Engineer)
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