Re: First spam
On Sun, Oct 10, 2004 at 11:32:06AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 09-Oct-04, 20:06 (CDT), Clemens Schwaighofer <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On 10/10/2004 07:38 AM, paddy wrote:
> > > I'm actually surprised it takes them that long.
> > > debian-devel must be way down the target list.
> > probably geeks don't buy viagra, home loans, online medicine, etc :)
> People (aka scum) who harvest addresses only care about a numbers, not
> "target markets".
I would be surprised if there were no feedback loop at all, after all
the motive appears to be the standard 'obtain economic transfers' one.
But perhaps you're right and it is not that sophisticated. I don't know.
Perl 6 will give you the big knob. -- Larry Wall