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RE: Spam with no purpose?

  • From: Michel Py
  • Date: Wed Mar 31 23:35:01 2004

>> Deepak Jain wrote:
>> Can someone explain to me (publicly or privately) why someone
>> would send spam with no product to sell, no position to pitch,
>> nothing except text designed to get by a spam filter --
>> without even HTML to KNOW it got by a spam filter..

> Gregory Hicks wrote
> It is a probe to verify the address.  since it did not
> bounce, the address is verified.

Old-school; nowadays probes to measure the real bounce rate are real
text, not just a bunch of words. I got one recently thanking me for a
wonderful week-end...

Michel.





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