[nSLUG] Found: Lost laptop

Ashley George ashley at george.ca
Thu Jan 8 19:00:56 AST 2009


On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 10:10:51PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 06:03:42PM -0400, Colin Conrad wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I found a Dell Latitude CPi laptop in a taxi.  It has Debian 5.0 on it.  
> > This requires a user name and password.
> > 
> > If you think this laptop belongs to you, please e-mail me, using the 
> > e-mail address below, the user name and password.
> 
> You can't be serious, you want someone to email you their username and
> password?

     Sorry about the top-posting.  I forgot.  

     I guess there might be better ways of ascertaining the owner of the laptop than asking for the password.  For instance, what if you send your username and password and Colin then responded, "Sorry, it's not you!"

     :)

     Ashley



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