Why you get spam

CDale cdale@techmonkeys.net
Sun, 21 Apr 2002 09:03:13 -0500 (CDT)

I forgot who it was, but some time back, there was a grup of people who'd 
send a copy of their kernel to every mail they got a spam from.  LOL

On Sun, 21 Apr 2002, Eugen Leitl wrote:

> On 21 Apr 2002, Gary Lawrence Murphy wrote:
> > The Mercury News (via silicon.com) is running a series of articles on
> > spam this weekend, of which there are few surprises except the
> > confirmation that, whatever we may do, however we may hate it, the sad
> > truth is, spam is highly profitable.  
> I hereby encourage anyone who's being spammed to see whether the spammer 
> can be tracked down to their geographical neighbourhood, to drive over, 
> and have a little chat (or hire somebody to do the dirty work in your 
> place). 
> Once the word starts making the rounds, the spam incidence will decrease
> dramatically. That's the only way to do it.
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