Re: re saying where you are #general
<Crzprncess@aol.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
X-No-archive: yesUp to a point.
The States is a big place. There are only a few Jewish centres in the UK -
London, Manchester and Leeds whereas the US is vast and knowing, say, which
major city would be useful, say.
If I was looking for family that had moved to the US in a particular
location, I might wish to contact a person who lives in that general area to
As I understand it the USA is a federal country and the laws and rules of
registration are specific to each particular State, England is a very small
place in comparison with a centralised registry.
If I wanted assistance with family that moved hundred years ago to New
Jersey, then I might wish to contact someone who lives in New Jersey - in
the same way that people have contacted me personally about the situation in
I respect your position, but there are quite obvious reasons why knowing
which state or city one is >from might be helpful.
As far as identity theft is concerned or spamming I don't use my real name
on any other newsgroup for the type of reasons you state - I recognise that
this group has a purpose which requires that one gives some personal
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