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Hi :)
Errr, just my own personal opinion of course and on "a bad hair day"

Try watching "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", particularly the scene with the peasants working in 
the field and claiming to be "an autonomous collective" and then admitting their lord was out to 
Regards from 
Tom :)  

From: Tom Davies <>
To: Kracked_P_P---webmaster <>; "" 
Sent: Thursday, 11 July 2013, 13:40
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Book-writing with Writer

Hi :)
I think that "Private Window" is based on a "standards" agreement that went through the US Senate 
and was heavily lobbied against by hefty US companies that were grumbling that they needed to 
invade everyone's privacy in order to be able to sell their products and make America great (they 
meant the US, but obviously they ignore the southern half of the continent and the 50% of the 
remaining land mass that is Canada).  

The result is that websites are sent an extra bit of information about you and that bit is your 
intention to be anonymous and that information, along with all the rest, can be logged by 
whichever site you visit.  Some governments (ie not just in the US) agencies see the desire to be  
anonymous (ie a "loner") as suspicious so once they have figured out how to do it then they might 
put you higher up
 any lists they might keep (if they can handle the volume of data) and, of course, companies can 
just ignore the request for privacy or even see it as a challenge.  

Individuals 'rights' versus corporate profits.  Which tends to win these days?  

Outside of the USA such things are normal and common-place and have been going on for centuries.  
Occasionally one country or other produces a piece of paper that claims individuals have rights 
but those usually turn out to be "business as usual" fairly quickly or even plummet into an even 
worse situation for some time.  
Regards from  
Tom :)  

From: Kracked_P_P---webmaster <>
Sent: Thursday, 11 July 2013, 12:58
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Book-writing with Writer does not send out spam emails, or it should not since the 
owner of the domain is against spam as much as we are.

I do not know anything about Scrivener or its web site.

Did you do a Google or Amazon search for "writer info", a book search,  
or some other one that might make you think you are a writer of some 
type of book or manual?  If you did, you may have triggered a 
advertisement from

When I look at my weather site, it displays advertisement based on my 
searches on Amazon, Google, and even [computer and 
electronics web store].

Of course, you could always use the "Private Window" option in Mozilla 
Firefox to reduce your web footprint and not give, the web sites you 
visit, your info that is stored in your bowser, such as email address 
and other things you do not want given out.  Every browser I know of has 
personal information stored in it.  The trick is to make your browser 
not have this info available to the sites you visit.  Firefox has the 
"private window" option. [File > New Private Window].

On 07/11/2013 06:56 AM, Virgil Arrington wrote:
Okay, this is really spooky, or I'm just growing paranoid.

Two days ago, I downloaded Scrivener. Yesterday, I clicked on the 
"hipiers" link suggested

Today, I receive an email from Amazon suggesting I buy the book, 
"Writers Tune-up Manual."


-----Original Message----- From: Kracked_P_P---webmaster
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Book-writing with Writer

On 07/10/2013 08:37 AM, Virgil Arrington wrote:
Urmas wrote:

The tool that you use does not matter. Everything thay you write 
will be decomposed and virtually remade in the DTP program, most 
likely InDesign.

You may be right if the project goes to a professional publisher for 
final output. But, Pablo's original question stated he would be 
creating a "self
 published, free ebook." Pablo is apparently looking 
for a solution that *avoids* the need to present his book to a 
professional publisher.


The poster might want to look at this page.

In the list, there is information about some publishers and services,
with some references to e-book self publishing.  IT might be worth a 

If the poster wants to make money on a self-published e-book, then there
may be some good information there to guide through the process.

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