Amazon.Com Was:Re: [RC5] Clients and ISO 8601
emperor at slic.com
Fri Jan 2 09:06:54 EST 1998
On Fri, 02 Jan 98 06:44:09 -0500, Skip Huffman wrote:
>On Wed, 31 Dec 97 15:12:51 -0500, Roy Wilson wrote:
>> Check out the page full of complaints at that address -
>>it's NOT spam, it's lists these boneheads ASKED to be put on!
>Please do not over generalize. I am on the Amazon.com mailing list and
>consider myself to be a bibliophile, not a bonehead.
I'm on their mailing list too. And, contrary to the
opinions of others here, I'm not a bonehead either.
The boneheads are those with nothing better to do than
whine about a company sending them mail on a list they asked to
be on. *IF* amazon.com would *not* let you unsubscribe, or sold
their lists, I'd be all for annoying them until they fixed the
>The whiners are primarally complaining about whether the check box for
>"Add me to the mailing list" should by default be checked (as it
>currently is) or not checked. Or in other words, they do not want to
>have to read and understand the whole form before placeing an order.
>Personally I think that if you don't read and understand every form
>that you sign, you get what you deserve.
Agreed. The whole "boycott" is akin to whining that
your drive was formatted because you typed "format c:" and then
answered YES to the prompt.
Roy Wilson <emperor at slic.com>
Lat: 44.850959 Lon: -74.40286 [+/- 6']
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