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Re: The Letter From

Steven Lichter (
Thu, 22 Dec 2005 02:15:13 GMT

Philip TAYLOR wrote:

>> In article <>, TELECOM Digest
>> Editor noted in response to a message from Valentin
>> <>:

>>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I thought about this message for quite
>>> awhile, and although it would probably qualify as spam (by virtue of
>>> how many copies were distributed, I personally do not think it is a
>>> scam.

>> It's spam.

>> Spam is theft.

>> Therefore, it's a scam.

>> If he's so hard up, where did he get the resources to spam with?

>> Wasn't there just a thread on why spam continues, because so many
>> idiots send money to spammers? Some are suckers for bigger bodyparts,
>> others for free money, others for helping the needy. All of those are
>> reasons that spam continues.

>> Seth

> It may be spam. It may even be a scam. Or it may be genuine. If
> it's genuine, then we -- the recipients -- are in a position to help
> soneone in genuine need. If it's a scam, then we may end up a little
> poorer, and the scammer a little richer, but on balance, does it
> matter? It's hardly in the same league as the Nigerian scam (and
> anyone who falls for that needs their brains tested), so isn't it
> worth risking losing a few rubles /kopeks/whatever ? I think it is.

> Philip Taylor

Most if not all of the Nigerian scams have moved to the East European
countries like Russia and Romania, and those people are really nasty, I
let loose on one with some nasty language and got a threat back from
them before Yahoo France pulled the plug on the e-mail address.

The only good spammer is a dead one!! Have you hunted one down today?
(c) 2005 I Kill Spammers, Inc. A Rot in Hell Co.

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