Mailing List Message #12932
From: chris <>
Subject: Re: Windows SMTP service / Fighting spam with good network design
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 14:59:09 -0400
To: SIMS Discussions <>
X-Mailer: Claris Emailer 2.0v3, January 22, 1998
>They don't actually call it 'spam', of course. But they're talking about a
>touring band and what they can do to promote ticket sales in one of the
>tour's cities. One of them has the bright idea that they can pull e-mail
>addresses out of their database for people in that city who have bought
>merchandise from the band's web site and then e-mail them a promotional
>message for the upcoming appearance. At each stage of the evolution of the
>'idea' one or another of them says 'Sweet!' They, of course, say absolutely
>nothing about whether or not the web site has a 'send me e-mail' opt-in
>button but, between the lines, it doesn't seem like they don't really care
>much about that. Smells like spam to me.


Un-freaking believable.


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