From: Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
References: <_sdS9.email@example.com> <1srS9.67$S4.firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 21:37:13 -0800
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Organization: InReach Internet
In article <1srS9.67$S4.email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
> "Stephen Shaw" wrote in message
> > On Tue, 07 Jan 2003 08:38:18 +1100, Mike Harding wrote:
> > > On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 11:41:14 -0000, "Mjolinor"
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >>"PCS Electronics" wrote in
> > >>message news:EUdS9.2461$tQ1.email@example.com...
> > >>> It is different with hotmail, they were hacked, the spammers got all
> > >>> their emails, in alphabetical order ;-)
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>Which would explain why the email addresses I set up for my kids get spam
> > >>even though they have never done anything other than talk to each other.
> > >>I had to stop them using hotmail because of all the awkward questions
> > >>like "daddy what is viagra" and "why is someone sending me emails of
> > >>ladies with no clothes on".
> > >
> > > My younger son uses an unusual name for his Hotmail account, something of
> > > the nature of "toupeed_volcano" and he receives virtually no spam at all!
> > > :)
> > >
> > > Mike
> > Most spammers filter the names they trawl for names that are not 'real
> > people' so my address gets very little spam despite it being just what it
> > is a trwaler for spambots.
> A long time ago, my Unix finger server was enabled on my firewall (no-no),
> and it also wasn't compiled correctly. It produced some bogus usernames
> that are STILL being used by spammers, and it was over 5yrs ago that the
> finger server was disabled.
Same here. 5 or 6 years ago at work we had a different TLD and even
today I'm _still_ getting spammed to that old, old address.
My email address is whitelisted. *All* email sent to it
goes directly to the trash unless you put NOSPAM in the
Subject: line. alondra101 hotmail.com
Don't be ripped off by the big book dealers. Go to the URL
that will give you a choice and save you money(up to half).
http://www.everybookstore.com You'll be glad you did!
Just when you thought you had all this figured out, the gov't
changed it: http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/binary.html