Hate E-mail and Threatened Bloggers...
I've been too busy to check in with everyone and I have found that I have fallen terribly behind on the "go-in's on" around the world.
To my dismay I found out that Doctor Anonymous has received hate e-mail and various other comments from unsavory internet characters.
It seems to me that it is a rare condition that may actually be found to be contagious.
It's called HillaryClintonitis. It's a serious condition in which individuals realize that someone might have something that they don't have, and so they want to take what the other person has and "re-distribute it".
It's a lot like other social diseases which we won't discuss here.
In Dr. Anonymous' case, he was mentioned in an entry on the Fox News website rendering him pseudo-famous within the blogging community. (No offense Dr. A, but you're not quite famous yet.) Of course, this notoriety brought him a lot of hits to his blog and everyone knows that is what really drives bloggers the most.
Monitoring the hits on their SiteMeters.
Dr. Anonymous didn't do anything to deserve this horrible treatment. But, like alcoholism, those unhappy individuals just couldn't help themselves. They suffer from a condition...
Another blogging acquaintance of mine was also hit via e-mail. This tme it was because of a post that he had made in January.
SouthCon had received a letter from Metropolitan Who's Who.
The folks there were wanting him to sign up. The letter was a solicitation.
Maybe you've gotten one too.
In true blogger fashion, SouthCon had written about the invitation that he had received in his mailbox.
Evidently the folks at Metropolitan Who's Who didn't like it. They sent him a threatening e-mail telling him to take down his January post, or else.
They even called his job about it...
And e-mailed his wife.
Maybe their public relations person quit or something.
I suppose they could've fired them.
Either way, they really should get a replacement for that position...
As soon as possible.
SouthCon has written a post about the e-mail(s) he has received, and his reply.
You should read it.
And if you want to contact Metropolitan Who's Who, he has also provided the e-mail address for the person who contacted him.
After I post this, I think I might send that person a note myself.
Oh yeah, her name is Cyndi Jeffers.
Plus, I'll cc Metropolitan Who's Who customer service at firstname.lastname@example.org
Metropolitan Who's Who aka Metropolitan Registries, Inc.
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