Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id UAA20392 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Mon, 30 Jul 2001 20:49:11 +0100 Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 18:15:40 +0100 To: email@example.com Subject: Re: evolution of spam Message-ID: <20010730181540.A649@ii01.org> References: <2D1C159B783DD211808A006008062D3101745FD3@inchna.stir.ac.uk> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Content-Disposition: inline User-Agent: Mutt/1.3.15i In-Reply-To: <2D1C159B783DD211808A006008062D3101745FD3@inchna.stir.ac.uk>; from firstname.lastname@example.org on Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 12:58:07PM +0100 From: Robin Faichney <email@example.com> Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 12:58:07PM +0100, Vincent Campbell wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> Look out for junk text messaging, if you have a mobile phone...
> (The Monty Python sketch is pro-Spam).
But the term "spam" for the Internet phenomenon was inspired by the
Python sketch, even so, I believe. If you doubt it, it should be
> There are tecchie ways of dealing with web spam I believe, but I don't know
> them. For everyday junk mail, it's a tedious process of contacting the
> companies sending the stuff...
No it's not. Do a web search on the Mailing Preference Service.
And there's a telephonic equivalent, similarly named.
-- "The distinction between mind and matter is in the mind, not in matter." Robin Faichney -- Inside Information -- http://www.ii01.org/
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