Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Stolen Goods]
From: Dennis Painter <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 19:23:02 -0700

don ferrario wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Painter <>
> To: <>
> Date: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 10:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [Fwd: [Leica] Re: Stolen Goods]
> :
> :The original post of serial numbers was made by the Northern California
> :Leica rep.
> Is there someplace (a web site repository) that someone
> regular posts serial numbers of stolen equipment?  This would
> seem to be a good thing to do.

There are stolen cameras posted at a variety of sites. I think the
problem is there needs to be a central site.  Problems are, building up
to critical mass and who pays for the site.  It would need to be
searchable also.

> If it doesn't exist somewhere already, it would be a simple task
> to setup a self-service posting method on a web site, where
> users could post stolen information, and their contact data. Equally
> easy is a search method among the posted data.  All this is a trivial
> task with web software like FrontPage.
> Dennis, where did you see the original post, stating the stolen #'s?
> don ferrario


It was posted here on the LUG.  Look at the first part of the quoted
message above to see more about who posted.