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Subject: Re: Are You Pissed?
From: "Henry W. Miller" <henrym @ sacto . mp . usbr . gov>
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 19:03:12 PST
To: bh @ hq . stargame . org
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com, henrym @ sacto . mp . usbr . gov

> From:	MX%"bh@hq.stargame.org" 11-NOV-1995 15:45:07.85
> Subj:	Re: Are You Pissed?

> 
> 
> On Sat, 11 Nov 1995, Monee C. Kidd wrote:
> 
> > >Wait a minute... Peter Quizert from Eau Claire is selling piss kits?!?
> > >                 ^^^^^ ^^^^         ^^^ ^^^^^^            ^^^^
> > >Is this a _joke_? ;)
> > >
> > >If it is, it's a pretty bad one, but whether it's a 'namephreak' gag or
> > >not, it's becoming apparent to me that we have achieved a virtual state of
> > >war with the spammers. I'm pretty sick of Spam in my diet... it would be
> > >one thing if I was scooping it out of the can and heaping it on my _own_
> > >plate, but I'm not: someone is leaning over my shoulder and spreading it
> > >nice and thick on my toast for me. >gag<
> > 
> > [rest snipped]
> > 
> > The postmaster on primenet.com is a pretty swift one. I got this in
> > response to my note to him:
> 
> {responce from postmaster snipped}
> 
> I got the same thing from them.  I wish that all postmasters were this 
> swift as far as taking care of spams.  Things would be a lot better if 
> they were.   I like the part where they charge the ex-customer for the 
> time required to "clean up" their mess.  
> 
> At least there are some sysadmins out there that are about stopping 
> things like this.  If only they all were.
> 
> Brian
> 


	Really.  I wish other ISP's would take a lesson from this.  And
while I'm wishing, it would be nice it we could get some payback for
our wasted time.  In retrospect, RTM got a bad rap...

-HWM

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