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RE: 'Old wine in new bottles.'

  • From: Mathew Butler
  • Date: Mon Feb 19 02:51:38 2001

Title: RE: 'Old wine in new bottles.'

This would be such a good idea, if someone HADN'T SENT A "Dear Friend, this is not an illegal scam to make money!!!" message to my post office box.  Sheesh.

-Mat Butler

-----Original Message-----
From: Rodney Joffe [mailto:rjoffe@centergate.com]
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 1:48 PM
To: rdobbins@netmore.net; nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: 'Old wine in new bottles.'





Roland Dobbins wrote:
>
> I'm sure most've you have already seen this - but if not, be advised
> that Network Solutions are now more aggressively marketing the contents
> of WHOIS to spammers, etc.:
>
> http://public.wsj.com/sn/y/SB982282009562632162.html

To be more accurate:

They are aggressively marketing *some* of the contents of WHOIS to
Postal Mail marketers. e-mail addresses are *not* provided. Spam is
UBE/UCE sent to e-mail addresses (says Paul Vixie, so it must be true
:-))

--
Rodney Joffe
CenterGate Research Group, LLC.
http://www.centergate.com
"Technology so advanced, even we don't understand it!"(R)




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