OT: _spam_ (Fred N. van Kempen)

From: Peter Turnbull <pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com>
Date: Tue Dec 3 00:41:00 2002

On Dec 2, 20:10, Lawrence Walker wrote:
> This has come up many times before and if it was true we would all
> be receiving the same spam. Most of my spam lately has been from
> people promoting how you can make millions of dollars on the i-net
> if I just send $25 to this person who must have time enough from
> making MILLIONS to spam others for 25 bucks, or the African
> government scam where if I will allow them to use my acount I can
> share in the MILLIONS secreted in an African account. Haven't even
> got one lately from the Viagra people promising a new day if only I
> try thier penile assistance, or SEXY NUDE TEENS ,awaiting my
> perusal at a minimal fee.

That's exactly what mine has been like lately. I wonder if that matches

> Newsgroups or websites are still rich areas to harvest and I don't
> think we are a big enough source to glean, as yet.

"Big enough" has nothing to do with it. If you do a Google search for
"mailing list", classiccmp archives are amongst the hits, and therefore
easy to trawl.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York
Received on Tue Dec 03 2002 - 00:41:00 GMT

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