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Re: What is SPAM? - was Re: Legislative Relief - was Re: Motion...
> > It is a meat-like substance which is delivered in a tin can. It can be quite > good for breakfast with eggs if you can stand the grease content. > I don't think it looks like meat. It's sort of a pink, semi-homogenous, gelatinatious mass. I think Hormell (tm) uses SPAM as an acronym for Sorta Pink And Mutilated but I digress ;) > spam: Any posting which contains an advertisement of a product. You mean like your email .sig? > posting: Any peice of electronic material found either in a UseNet NewsGroup, > public mailing list (listserv), or a private mailing list. You mean like this message? I don't really think you're message was spam. I was making a point. > > I really don't see what the big deal is in all this. > I think you are right that EVENTUALLY people will realize that spam is bad for business. In the meantime, if people can find technical solution, that's great. If they can't I certainly don't want to get the lawyers involved. SPAM is bad, but some cures are worse than the disease, Larry Sig included as a reference > -- > Dave Siegel President, RTD Systems & Networking, Inc. > (520)623-9663 Systems Consultant -- Unix, LANs, WANs, Cisco > [email protected] User Tracking & Acctg -- "Written by an ISP, > http://www.rtd.com/ for an ISP."