Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Spam, virtual and real [Was: Herbal V]
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 13:19:14 -0800

>On 21-01-2001 20:04, Guy Bennett wrote:
>>I too was baffled by this spam. Particularly as I have just changed
>>servers, and have been very careful about giving my new electronic address
>>to anyone (I was receiving between 5 and 10 spam messages per day on my
>>previous server).
>it's quite simply really...

I understand the priciple (by posting one message to the LUG, the
substitute viagral spammer got his message out to hundreds), but I was
nevertheless surprised because:

- - this is the first spam (to my knowledge) ever to come through the LUG
- - it came to my "in" box, not my LUG box, though it was addressed to the
LUG (this happens from time to time, though I don't understand why).

Hence my bafflement.