TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Re: Cellular Phone Spam

Re: Cellular Phone Spam

jared (
Tue, 14 Jun 2005 19:23:28 -0600

It seems to me that in this case, the spam would originate from
someone harvesting e-addresses from the Usenet. It wouldn't take much
to do this automatically; it wouldn't be surprising if there were such
software on the net and/or for sale.

> My "NOTvalid@XmasNYC.Info" started getting spam within 24 hours of
> using it on Usenet. Needless to say it is now REALLY NOTvalid.

> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Oh, yet another netter victimized by
> the 'mere coincidence of a spammer using directory attacks'. PAT]

[TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: Oh, indeed there is. I get offers at
least daily to buy the same from other spammers. PAT]

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