Anonymous Patron sends "us this post from the History News Network. Your electronic footprints--something to consider.
Have any of you ever done a Google search on yourselves? When you post here, your posts are electronically archived and, of course, accessible to web searchers including future employers, researchers, writers, social scientists, etc. While we are lucky to live in a country that values free speech under the First Amendment, you might consider that you are leaving electronic footprints.