[rc5] Unsolicited email

Brian Greul (Exch) bbraf08 at exch-imc.b-r.com
Wed Oct 8 12:31:02 EDT 1997


THAT is a great Idea.
I get a TON of spam on my AOL account.
It is a shame that I have to weed through 5-10 pieces of mail a day
because I use their chat facilities to save LD $ with my parents.


>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Eric Gindrup [SMTP:gindrup at okway.okstate.edu]
>Sent:	Wednesday, October 08, 1997 12:08 PM
>To:	rc5 at llamas.net
>Subject:	Re[2]: [rc5] Unsolicited email 
>
>
>     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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