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This week's featured article: If I Send to a Bad Email Address, Will Someone See It? addresses this uncomfortable situation.

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  • "Right to be forgotten" isn't what it seems at all.
  • Transfering your system to a replacement hard drive (or SSD).

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Featured Article

If I Send to a Bad Email Address, Will Someone See It?

If I Send to a Bad Email Address, Will Someone See It?
And what can you do about it if they do?

People often send email to the wrong address by mistake. But what happens if the email address is invalid?

https://askleo.com/2942

Also This Week on Ask Leo!

Can My Boss See My Mail and Instant Messages?
Your boss can see everything.

Can My Boss See My Mail and Instant Messages?
When using your company's machine and/or network, it's safe to assume that your boss or IT department can see your emails, instant messages, and everything else.
https://askleo.com/2222

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"Right to Be Forgotten": Misguided and Misleading
Removing yourself from Google (or any search engine) misses the point entirely.

"Right to Be Forgotten": Misguided and Misleading
"The right to be forgotten" is a misleading and ineffectual technique to prevent people from finding information on the internet. Bottom line: it can't work.
https://askleo.com/14510

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How Do I Transfer My System to a Replacement Drive?
Replacing a dead or dying hard drive and moving on.

How Do I Transfer My System to a Replacement Drive?
Transferring data to a replacement drive needn't be difficult. In fact, being prepared for a transfer is a side effect of backing up regularly.
https://askleo.com/4261

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How Do I Transfer My System to a Replacement Drive?

Transferring system data to a replacement drive needn't be difficult. In fact, being prepared for a transfer is a side effect of backing up regularly.
https://youtu.be/mrqHBIJdCXk

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"Right to Be Forgotten": Misguided and Misleading

"The right to be forgotten" is a misleading and ineffectual technique to prevent people from finding information on the internet. Bottom line: it can't work.
https://youtu.be/nlzZFdmAcog

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If I Send to a Bad Email Address, Will Someone See It?

People often send email to the wrong address by mistake. But what happens if the email address is invalid?
https://youtu.be/echfbTwXxtY

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Can My Boss See My Mail and Instant Messages?

When using your company's machine and/or network, it's safe to assume that your boss or IT department can see your emails, instant messages, and everything else.
https://youtu.be/QnZnlz5h7cE

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