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Re: A request

On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 07:30:00PM -0700, dataman@datamans.com wrote:

> After doing
> extensive research on the ip headers of the originator (tracked by truly
> unforgeable methods of authentication, verification and then documentation),
> we have isolated the spam as originating from the alias your server issued
> to a server that someone on your server spammed. This is without any doubt.

He must have mispronounced the spell... maybe say "Argh..." instead of just "A"
next time please.
What character might he be using? More precisely, what dice?
He should go get better ones ;)

> it is being investigated. It is out of my hands.

One good point there ;)


> Michael Green
> President
> Dataman's Inc.
> michael@datamans.com
>  -----Original Message-----
> From: 	S.J. Black [mailto:alphafemale@radiant.net] 
> Sent:	Thursday, April 19, 2001 6:20 PM
> To:	dataman@datamans.com; debian-curiosa@lists.debian.org
> Subject:	A request
> Hello,
> I'm on a mailing list on which was aired your vehemnt threat against
> spammers. One has to subscribe to the mailing list, and yet you claim
> this list has been spamming you. The punchline for all of us is that you
> have spammed our list.
> It hasn't occurred to you that the .org extension might indicate it's
> not a company. It also hasn't occurred to you that you may be
> "hollering" against people with whom you have no valid complaint. 
> I notice your run a business of a technical nature: why then must you
> reconfigure your firewalls and e-mail servers when you're "hit"? I would
> guess that such an accomplished technical person as yourself would hve
> no trouble setting up spam filters and creating very tight rules on your
> firewalls.
> I'd be pleased to help you with this aspect of your business.
> I'd also recommend highly that you cease contact with Debian altogether.
> We'll all be much happier without inane threats. Certainly any bit of
> extra bandwidth that can be saved
> by you not contacting the listmaster will, I'm sure, be appreciated.
> Debian runs several 
> popular and high-traffic mailing lists. Spam is, last time I heard
> (about 2 months ago), not one of the more appreciated forms of
> communication on these lists. 
> Please consider this a professional request.
> S.J. Black
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