Chaz Antonelli (mc4bbs) wrote,
Chaz Antonelli

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Out-Smarting Yahoo...

Well, after all the trouble I went through with Yahoo in the past few months, I learned a few things...

When they delete a GROUP, they also DELETE the OWNERS of the group. All of them. No questions asked.

Therefore, as a group OWNER, take caution! Create a second account for each group you own. Assign OWNERSHIP PRIVS to that Yahoo ID.

Change yourself to a MODERATOR with full privileges (which gives you the same access as OWNER, with the exception of making someone an owner!!) -- you even get the e-mails sent to "lost owner!"

Should a group be deleted then, you will only lose the Yahoo Account that is associated with the ONE group that was deleted -- not your Yahoo IM lists, address books, e-mail account, access to your online banking, Yahoo Wallet, etc., etc., etc.

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