Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #12933
From: Global Homes Webmaster <webmaster@globalhomes.com>
Subject: Re: Windows SMTP service / Fighting spam with good network design
Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 12:03:38 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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On 05/02/03 at 14:59, chris opined:

> >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.
>
> =:-O
>
> Un-freaking believable.

That's what I thought.  8-|

[BTW, sorry about the double negative in my last sentence above, the
"don't" should be removed so that it reads 'it doesn't seem like they
really care much about that.']

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                   Christopher Bort | cbort@globalhomes.com
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