Chat History and Contact Mysteriously Erased In Telegram
gmkarl at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 04:51:24 PDT 2020
Couching this email next to my belief that cpunks is an unmoderated list.
Helps me pretend to relax.
Man rooty I lost my mind from people saying that kind of stuff to me
everywhere when I was actually being hacked.
On Fri, Jun 5, 2020, 8:34 PM rooty <arpspoof at protonmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Karl I’m the moderator here. Sea sea is fine we just had to cut her
> internet off due to off topic post.
> Regards rooty
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 5:14 AM, Karl <gmkarl at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to clarify, I'm still using the Telegram account on other channels,
> and Cecilia had sent a message a few hours before the sudden disconnection.
> The UI-experience was of opening the messenger in the morning, seeing a
> new photo had been sent but had not downloaded yet, and then I don't
> remember if the application closed itself or I closed it to try to make the
> photo load, but Cecilia was no longer present in it when I reopened it. I
> put her contact back in and never received a reply to a new message.
> My memory's not perfect: I thought Cecilia warned us on this list she
> might disappear for a few weeks due to hospital, but I don't seem to be
> able to actually find that anywhere.
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2020, 5:20 AM Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com> wrote:
>> On 5/17/20 01:48, Karl wrote:
>> > Chat History and Contact Mysteriously Erased In Telegram
>> Per the Telegram FAQ:
>> Q: How does account self-destruction work?
>> Telegram is not a commercial organization, and we value our disk space
>> greatly. If you stop using Telegram and don't come online for at least
>> six months, your account will be deleted along with all messages, media,
>> contacts and every other piece of data you store in the Telegram cloud.
>> You can change the exact period after which your inactive account will
>> self-destruct in Settings.
>> This is one reason I don't usually use Telegram except when there's no
>> other choice, that and it's difficult to keep a permanent record of what
>> was said (designed in on purpose).
>> Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>
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