It's too bad I don't look at spam anymore. Now I won't know who
not to vote for...
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003, Steven Atran wrote:
> I have seen the future of politcal campaigning, and it's spelled S P A M. A
> few weeks ago there were local elections in New Orleans, Louisiana.
> Although I live and work in Florida, my office e-mail domain somehow got
> added to the e-mail campaign lists of the candidates. For weeks prior to
> the election, I and others in my office, along with my e-mail lists, were
> getting political ads via e-mail almost daily. These ads had fake return
> addresses and no remove lines. And it wasn't just one candidate. The
> e-mails were for at least two candidates. This was just for a small local
> election. 2004 is going to be a major election year in the U.S., and I
> suspect we are going to have to deal with a lot more e-mail politcal ads in
> the coming months, much of it mis-directed as were the New Orleans ads to