[rc5] Unsolicited email

Eric Gindrup gindrup at okway.okstate.edu
Wed Oct 8 12:08:19 EDT 1997


     How about a distributed anti-spammer mailbomber?  Each element of the 
     collective sends a copy of the offending spam and a copy of the 
     *lengthy* US ... article to the offender.  Although no particular 
     person can be singled out for having bombed the site...
            -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu


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Subject: Re: [rc5] Unsolicited email 
Author:  <rc5 at llamas.net > at SMTP
Date:    1997/10/06 13:46


I was being a bit whimsical...my strange sense of humour
     
At 19:44 5/10/97 PST, you wrote:
>Addressed to: rc5 at llamas.net
>              Glen_Mcbride at BayNetworks.COM 
>
>** Reply to note from Glen_Mcbride at BayNetworks.COM (Glen Mcbride) Mon, 06 Oct 
1997 09:38:19 +1000
>Don't mailbomb!  Mailbombing is a serious offense in the US, and the spammers 
>are scumbags enough to go after you.  If you want to do something, find their 
>upstream provider and complain.  Kaboom.  Usually this renders the account a 
>smoking crater.
>
>-Aaron
>
>> A solution: 
>> 1) Find the real sender 
>> 2) Get "KaBoom!" or similar software 
>> 3) Send person identified in 1) above, oh, say, 100,000 copies of their email
back to them 
>> 4) Have a laugh! 
>> 5) Delete original SPAM 
>>    
>> (The emphasis here is on #4 and #5 just in case you were wondering!) 
>>    
>>    
>>    
>>    
>> Back to it...I have a key to find 
>>    
>> Glen
>
>
>
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