The reason may be that the car in the photo is not the car on sale - Thus
they do not want someone asking about "that car with the number ABC 1234".
At 10:40 AM 8/30/02 -0700, Max Heim wrote:
>on 8/30/02 7:39 AM, David F. Darby at email@example.com wrote:
> > BTW, here is a stupid question, but why do people block out license numbers
> > (as in this example) on internet photos? What on Earth do they think they
> > are protecting against? Just curious.
> > David
>Yeah, that was my question. As if anybody driving down the street can't read
>your license number... goofy. I think maybe they are extrapolating from the
>general reluctance to post VIN numbers on the web (which is also paranoid,
>IMO). I mean, who's more likely to steal your car -- some guy on the
>Internet a thousand miles away, or somebody in your home town who sees your
>car on the street?
>'66 MGB GHN3L76149
>If you're near Mountain View, CA,
>it's the primer red one with chrome wires
Barrie Robinson - firstname.lastname@example.org
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