[FFML] [OT] On the subject of email accounts
firethorn at srt.com
Sat Mar 14 18:58:44 PDT 2009
>> You should be aware that Hotmail recycles email addresses that haven't
>> been used in more than a year.
>O_o;; What the hell kind of bullshit system is THAT? That's like recycling
>SSNs of people who died, or driver's license numbers of people who don't
>renew their license for a while...
Strange but true, SSNs ARE recycled.
There's ~300,000,000 people in the usa, with SSNs being 9 digits long,
combined with the fact that the first 3 digits are control numbers, we'd run
I can understand hotmail's policy from the sense that otherwise, everybody
is going to need numbers in their name.
A year should be plenty of time for them to change their livejournal's
address if they still use the journal.
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