1998-05-30 - NYT Account Request

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From: forgot@nytimes.com
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 36454ecd4ef9b2b45c5dab4f13f65cfe9f06d51cd819dbced4c89b60818fbbee
Message ID: <199805301001.FAA22489340@inbox.nytimes.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-05-30 09:10:05 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 02:10:05 -0700 (PDT)

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From: forgot@nytimes.com
Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 02:10:05 -0700 (PDT)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: NYT Account Request
Message-ID: <199805301001.FAA22489340@inbox.nytimes.com>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain

You have requested your ID and password for The New York Times on the Web.
Please follow the instructions below.

1.  Please make a note of your subscriber ID:


2.  Next, to get the password for this account, using your Web browser go
to this unique URL:


This page will allow you to choose a new password.  Make sure you have
copied the address EXACTLY as it appears here.  (If you're getting an
"Error" page, the address was probably entered incorrectly.  See "Help With
Copying and Pasting" at the bottom of this e-mail.)

3.  Follow the instructions on the screen to choose a new password.  After
you have entered a password you will automatically enter our Web site.

The New York Times on the Web
Customer Service


Help With Copying and Pasting

1.  Using the mouse, highlight the entire Web address, (e.g.
shown above in step 2.  It's essential
to highlight the entire address, even if it extends over two lines.
2.  Under the Edit menu at the top of your screen, select "Copy".
3.  Go into your Web browser (open it if it's not already opened).
4.  Click in the "Netsite" or "Address" bar -- the place in your Web
browser where it says what Web address you're currently looking at -- and
delete the address that's currently there.
5.  In the blank "Netsite" or "Address" bar, paste the address by selecting
the "Edit" menu at the top of your screen and choosing "Paste".
6.  Press Enter.
7.  Follow the instructions to choose a new password.


If you did not request your ID and password for your NYT Web registration,
someone has mistakenly entered your e-mail address when requesting their
password. Please simply ignore this message, or, if you wish, you may go to
the address above to select a new password for your account.