Mackline had the time of his life last week. He recognised
early that a familiar scam was under way again and decided to
play along through an email account that is protected in a
way that only a skilled hacker could contemplate entering.
Just when I have been anxiously looking forward to election
campaign participants becoming more active on Twitter, an
exchange took place last week among forces of the Left that
was better than anticipated.
Having a bit of time on my hands, I started playing around
with Google+, the search company's latest attempt to take
over the world of social networking, the top position still
being in the hands of Facebook.