May I Share a Link to Your Post?

I get this question surprisingly often: so often that I think there’s a fundamental misunderstanding of just how the World Wide Web works.

So to be clear:

  • You don’t need to ask.
  • YES! YES! A THOUSAND TIMES YES!

And that’s not just for Ask Leo!. That’s for any link to any page you find on the internet. Really. You may link to anything without asking.

Let me explain why that is.

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Is it safe to let my daughter purchase online using my email address?

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My daughter is using my email address to purchase goods instead of using her own email address. Is this a dangerous procedure?

It depends on two things: what you think of your daughter and what she thinks of you. 🙂

Now, I’m assuming that we are only talking about your email address and not your credit card. When you are handing over financial information to someone else, even your daughter, that’s a whole other game and a different set of issues.

When we come down to just the email address, things are actually relatively safe, but there are a few risks that you (and she) should keep in mind.

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