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Subject: WG-QMN: possible spam from shiang@EARTHLINK.NET
From: John Martin <martin @ terena . nl>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 1997 10:09:49 +0000
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com

Yet Another Earthlink Spam. I am sure there is someone out there selling
this (spamming) as a service to these suckers.

Sorry for the delay in forwarding this.



>Date:         Mon, 3 Feb 1997 23:58:05 +0100
>From: "L-Soft list server at GUMNCC (1.8c)" <>
>Subject:      WG-QMN: possible spam from shiang@EARTHLINK.NET
>The following message was submitted  by shiang@EARTHLINK.NET to the WG-QMN
>at TERENA.NL. It is being forwarded to you for verification because the
>has been  identified as a possible  "spam", that is, an  advertisement or
>unsolicited  material  sent   to  large  numbers  of  mailing   lists
>with  no
>consideration for whether  or not the material is appropriate  for the
>lists it
>is being  sent to. A single  "spam" can result  in the delivery of
>millions of
>unwanted e-mail messages worldwide, costing the victims and service
>providers a
>total of several  hundred thousand dollars. The cost to  the spammer is
>under five dollars. To be effective, a counter-measure must neutralize the
>within  the first  five minutes.  Consequently, there  is no  time for
>all the
>LISTSERV  servers to  compare notes  with each  other before  acting, and
>legitimate postings may be intercepted erroneously. If this is the case,
>forward this message back to the list with an explanatory note.
>----------------- Message requiring verification (55 lines)
>Return-Path: <shiang@EARTHLINK.NET>
>Received: from GUMNCC (NJE origin SMTP@GUMNCC) by GUMNCC.TERENA.NL (LMail
>V1.2a/1.8a) with BSMTP id 9101; Mon, 3 Feb 1997 23:57:57 +0100
>Received: from by (IBM VM SMTP
>   with TCP; Mon, 03 Feb 97 23:57:55 MET
>Received: from (
>[]) by (8.7.5/8.7.3) with SMTP id
>OAA17078 for <WG-QMN@GUMNCC.TERENA.NL>; Mon, 3 Feb 1997 14:59:55 -0800
>Date: Mon, 3 Feb 1997 14:59:55 -0800 (PST)
>Message-Id: <>
>Subject: Price dropped!!!
>Dear Sir:
>Based on our research we feel that you may be interested in receiving
>periodic updates on prices on various computer components.  We apologize
>for any inconvenience that may have cause you, and if you want to be
>removed from our list.  Please just send us an email with subject REMOVE!!
>We will take you off our list.
>For this here is our prices on Computer Components:
>IBM 133 MHz  166+  CPU-$146.00
>72 Pin
>1MB X 32 EDO 60 ns(4mb)-$17.00
>2mb X 32 EDO 60 ns(8mb)-$30.95
>4mb X 32 EDO 60 ns(16mb)-$69.00
>33.6k W/O voice-$67.95
>33.6k W/voice-$77.95
>8X CD ROM-$92.00
>Ess 1868 16 bit soundcard-$28.95
>Iomega Zipp Drive Ext. Parallel/SCSI-$179.00
>Diamond Stealth 64 1mb Dram PCI-$59.00
>Please Visit our website at
>Or email to us at
>Best regards,

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