Thursday, February 13, 2003

"My Short Life As An Unintentional Spammer": Our friend Mike Masnick at Techdirt has written a very interesting article about what happened when a porn spammer sent out bulk e-mail using his e-mail address in the "Reply-To:" field. In his words, "Ever wonder what sorts of emails end up in a spammer's email database? Want to know who actually responds to spam and what they say? Want to know the myriads of formats (and languages) a bounced email message can take? I can now tell you all of this. Without my knowledge, I recently became an accidental porn spammer." Click through to read the full story.