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Re: The art of turboing (was: Re: OT: Windoze spyware?)

on Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 06:19:41PM -0700, Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com) wrote:
> on Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 11:47:17AM -0500, Ron Johnson (ron.l.johnson@cox.net) wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-07-17 at 02:32 -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > on Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 11:34:53PM -0400, Marty (martyb@ix.netcom.com) wrote:
> > > > Carl Fink wrote:
> > > > >On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 08:52:55PM -0400, Marty wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > Well, for a few months there (roughly March - May) it was inordinately
> > > popular among 419 spammers, with a handful of go.com MXs becoming my
> > > second leading spam source (following KORnet).  I managed to bring this
> > > to Disney's attention, the situation's improved markedly.
> > 
> > How the heck did you get a hold of them?
> See:
>     http://www.leaders.net/for/Rick/art-of-turboing/
> Googled on CIO/CTO, tested likely name combinations at their MX, and
> emailed _both_, thereby invoking any possible internal political issues
> between the two positions.  Copied a number of major news organizations,
> and pointing to my existing cites with The New York Times, Wired, and
> The Register.

...oh yeah, and filed a complaint with the Washington State AG's office,
as Go.com's MXs appear to be located in the Seattle area, mentioning
this in the email as well.

I believe the shorthand reference for this is "applying a sufficiently
large cluebat".


No AS8137 (Infoseek) spam mails at all this month.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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