Specific mailbombing threat (was Sprint, etc.)
michael at memra.com
Sun Jan 5 19:19:59 UTC 1997
On Sun, 5 Jan 1997, Howard C. Berkowitz wrote:
> I don't want, either, to get into the ethics of spam or carrier
> responsibilities. Traffic and congestion issues, however, are another
> matter. I received yet another cyberpromo spam this morning, that contains
> a specific threat of retaliatory mailbombing -- IF CYBERPROMO'S _SOFTWARE_
> decides a response is a flame.
> Think about it if this cyberpromo threat is real. What if several people
> respond with flames? What is the potential for congestion if this
What if Cyberpromo sells this software to other spammers? What if the
spammers are all on a mailing list sharing their techniques? What if
iq-internet.com is running a similar mail robot and that is causing the
flood that is hitting world.std.com?
> (b)email to 3 million people a questionable item with your return email
Sounds like intent to commit a crime to me.
Michael Dillon - Internet & ISP Consulting
Memra Software Inc. - Fax: +1-604-546-3049
http://www.memra.com - E-mail: michael at memra.com
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