Why You Should Always Log Out

in computer, prank, stupidity

I’m not the only person to walk into a computer lab and find a deserted computer with someone still logged in. In-fact, I’m usually kind enough to log them out — you know, because of the whole Golden Rule thing. Jeff Rosenberg tells it differently:

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve gone to the library or a computer lab and found someone still logged into their user account. It used to make me angry. It used to make me wonder what was wrong with people. I don’t know if they just forget or just don’t care, but either way they deserve to be messed with for their stupidity. It took almost a year of my life to find these and to some degree I feel bad, but I’m pretty sure these people won’t ever forget to log out again. [College Humor]

Very true — I wonder why I haven’t already thought of this.

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