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Re: data on the consultants page

Andrew Donnellan <ajdlinux@gmail.com> (07/11/2005):
> Is this spam email spam? I would think that you couldn't really
> copyright an email address. And who exactly is this spam from? If they
> are requesting something they should be traceable. Also, are other
> consultants getting the same? Is it really spam, or just heaps of
> inappropriate requests?

Please find attached the spam received by the consultant. It will help
you to understand what kind of spam it is. But as some of you already
said, I'm afraid there is nothing we can do to make this kind of mails
less legal than it already is.


Thomas Huriaux
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On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 01:02:08PM +0100, Thomas Huriaux wrote:
> Do you still have a copy of this spam, so that I can forward it to
> debian-legal?


(because of the `linkedin' stuff, I thought first they had me on linked
in, and they replied that it was from Debian Consultant)

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