Tag Archives: Stacy Martin

Plaxo Drops the “Hi, I’m updating my address book” Email

By | March 22, 2006

Plaxo is dropping the “Hi, I’m updating my address book. Please take a moment to update your latest contact information…” email which has, over the past three years, raised more than a few hackles. (What is a hackle? And can they ever be in any other state than raised?) Anyway, people (including myself) have objected to the rather… Read More »

Plaxo Gets A Pounding

By | March 24, 2004

It seems Plaxo has been given a bit of a drubbing at the PC Forum. Jason Calacanis of thespamweblog reports about how Plaxo’s Tim Koogle has been hit with questions about the company’s concealed business model, its intrusiveness, and why people should trust Plaxo, or the future owner of Plaxo. People even hissed when Plaxo was mentioned during Tim… Read More »

Does Plaxo Have My Data?

By | March 19, 2004

Here’s more on the Plaxo discussion about the security of data held by the contacts managment service. Plaxo has kindly responded to my earlier post about the security issue raised by Britain’s Lodoga (their comments are definitely worth reading). I’ve also had a chance to talk to the folk at Lodoga about the problem. One or two points… Read More »

More On Plaxo, Privacy and Opting Out

By | January 31, 2004

This is likely to be the last exchange on Plaxo: Hopefully some of the issues that have concerned me and readers have been cleared up by this and other recent posts. Plaxo have kindly added a comment in reply to my posting on how to avoid Plaxo, in which they’ve pointed out that they have added an opt-out… Read More »