> From: Joseph M. Reagle Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Susan Hardy <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [MIT] FW: Books for Sick Kids (fwd)
> Date: Tuesday, December 17, 1996 12:49 PM
> And it's bogus... (well it wasn't originally) but they already reached
> their cap, and their server went down in flames (I'm told on a MIT grad
> student list where I saw it three times). My rule of thumb: When a public
> message asks for potentially unsolicited email (virus report, johnny is
> dieing but wants to get in the guiness book of records etc.) don't. If
> think it is important (virus), send it to your sysadmin, who will know
> to do.
> At 12:01 PM 12/17/96 -0800, Susan Hardy wrote:
> >>Return-Path: email@example.com
> >>To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
> >> firstname.lastname@example.org
> >>Subject: FW: Books for Sick Kids (fwd)
> >>Date: Tue, 17 Dec 1996 11:46:59 -0500
> >>From: Mitch Mitchell <email@example.com>
> >>This is easy folks and just takes a second!
> >> Houghton Mifflin Publishing Corporation will donate one book to
> >>children's hospital for every 25 e-mails they receive. Please e-mail
> >>them at:
> >> firstname.lastname@example.org.
> >> I hope you can spare the seconds . . . and LET YOUR FRIENDS
> >>So far, they have only received 3,400 messages. Last year they
> >The email needs to state "donate a book."
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