Re: [SI-LIST] : Re: SPAM

owsley@us.ibm.com
Thu, 1 Apr 1999 14:22:29 -0500

I use my SPAM bait ID for those outside sources. This id is very limited
as to distribution.
I haven't attended DAC as she claims to have met me there. Others have
been spammed by the same id, one with 'melissa'. The search engines I
tried so far can't find the phone, the business, the owner, etc. But she
shows up with another id on worldnet in a different part of the country
than the area code listed with the phone number. And the subject of the
spam indicates she targetted a technical audience such as this list.
And abuse@AOL.com has been notified.

Bill Owsley, EMC Design Engineer
EMC Design - Do It First... Do It Last... But It must be Done...

"D. C. Sessions" <dc.sessions@vlsi.com> on 04/01/99 11:58:25 AM

Please respond to si-list@silab.eng.sun.com

To: si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
cc: (bcc: Bill Owsley/Raleigh/IBM)
Subject: [SI-LIST] : Re: SPAM

owsley@us.ibm.com wrote:
>
> Did anyone else get SPAMMED from SuzanneS37? This list is the only place
I
> recall using my id. I have another one to use as SPAM bait.

Nope. HOWEVER are you sure you haven't given out your address to
any industry magazines or conferences? EDN and ISD both sell their
address lists to spammers, and in fact ISD actually spams FOR its
advertisers. DesignCon sells your e-mail address to spammers, and
although _in_theory_ DAC doesn't the list still got out last year.

In the epresent environment, I'm now refusing to give my address
to magazines or conferences. If that means they won't do business
with me, I guess I can live with that. If *everyone* refuses to
give them addresses, maybe they'll get a clue.

That, or the laws in Washington, California, and Virginia.

--
D. C. Sessions
dc.sessions@vlsi.com

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