Sunday, September 17, 2006

Not all E-Mail Messages are True

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Charlie sent you this message:

Karl read this!!!!! This was forwarded to me by José.

Forwarded Message

According to CBC reports, Ontario water has been contaminated. Only drink from bottled water.

There are unfortunately a lot of false messages that circulate via E-Mail. A lot of them are what is known as an "Urban Legend". This is why if you get a message like the one above, verify for yourself if this is true.

In the case above, you could simply go to the CBC website and see if they mention anything about the contaminated water.

Another website is snopes. It stores all the false messages that have circulated in the past and you can search if your message is one of them.

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