[Dshield] OT: AOL Engineer Sells Company's ENTIRE Subscriber List to Spammer !

Chuck Lewis clewis at iquest.net
Thu Jun 24 20:17:20 GMT 2004

Ya, isn't that incredible ? And sadly, what he says is true. Just like the
"reply to be taken off" deal. Oh and I JUST read at lunch today in eWeek
that the FTC is canning the spam registry in favor of initiatives to better
authenticate senders of email - so maybe there is hope on the horizon. Only
problem is, they have decided to wait until THIS FALL to hold summit on
this. That is nuts, why the heck not get rolling on it ASAP ? !


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Subject: RE: [Dshield] OT: AOL Engineer Sells Company's ENTIRE
SubscriberList to Spammer !

I love this bit from the "Sending Bulk Email" page:

"I can guarantee you if you use it you will get many request from people
asking where you got their address from, if you bother to check your
disposable address!"

John Hardin  KA7OHZ                           <johnh at aproposretail.com>
Internal Systems Administrator                    voice: (425) 672-1304
Apropos Retail Management Systems, Inc.             fax: (425) 672-0192

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