• Subject: RE: Rizal is fed up, and his bulk email package doesn't work
  • From: Colin Williams <Williamsc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 09:19:07 +0100

It surprises me that a legitimate and fairly well known company is crazy
enough to use spamming as a marketing tool!
That seems like a great way to lose a lot of good will.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS) [mailto:bvstone@taylorcorp.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 7:05 PM
>To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Subject: RE: Rizal is fed up, and his bulk email package doesn't work
>
>
>Tim,
>
>That's not the point.  The point is, plain and simple, spamming stinks.
>Sure it's easy to delete, but I shouldn't have got it, at 
>least at my work
>email, in the first place.  I have not signed ANYWHERE with this email
>address except this list.  I know David doesn't sell the 
>emails, so that
>means they mined them (most likely from the archives), no 
>matter if it's
>search400.com or the400group (6 of one, half a dozen..).  I have found
>myself receiving more spam each day to this email address, 
>which means a lot
>of people are farming the archives.
>
>David, is it possible to blank out the emails in the archive?  
>Or at least
>replace the @ with a * or "at" or something?  That may be a 
>good solution.
>
>I could start spamming everyone on the list too for my shareware, but I
>choose to take other routes.  If one of my tools will help 
>someone, I post
>it on this list as a possible solution, or privately to them.  
>Or, I talk
>about it in an article in MC or Showcase (BTW - That showcase 
>one should be
>out in the November issue of SC <bg>).
>
>Anyhow, I'm sure that the point has been made, and the 
>spammers definatley
>know about it.
>
>Bradley V. Stone
>BVS/Tools
>http://www.bvstools.com
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tim McCarthy [mailto:TimM@softwarejungle.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 13, 1999 10:51 AM
>> To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>> Subject: RE: Rizal is fed up, and his bulk email package doesn't work
>> 
>> 
>> Jeez guys, you've very little to bitch about if you can get 
>> so offended
>> about a little email advertising. If junk email targets an area I'm
>> interested in I read it, if not I delete it - just like the stuff on
>> this list.   
>> 
>> TrailBlazer Systems, Inc.
>> http://www.softwarejungle.com
>> AS/400 E-Commerce Solutions
>> 
>> Chaos, panic, & disorder - my work here is done.
>> 
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