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Re: boardwatch magazine -- hotbed of spammers? irresponsible jerks?
Tim Gibson <[email protected]> wrote: > I pick option 5, after the full issue of BoardWatch dedicated to > anti-spam. [ ... ] Would that be the Dec 1996 issue, when they helpfully reviewed the spamming packages currently available to determine which was best? Favorite excerpt... : The one tool that makes this program worth the price is its built in : ability to scour any newsgroup for e-mail addresses in the headers or : the bodies of postings. This allows for some very targeted mailings, as : you can also filter out specific domain types and include key words : from the postings to further refine your search so that only those who : fit your marketing letter are extracted. The company who makes the "winning package" even includes the review on their website and puts a quote from it in their own spam. Quite the anti-spam issue, alright. Matt - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -