who was the last legit spammer?

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Sun Jan 28 14:30:09 UTC 2007


On Sun, 28 Jan 2007, Travis H. wrote:

> Hey, was discussing something from the long distant past recently.
> Specifically it was my memory of the last legitimate spamhaus,
> and how (IIRC) their backbone was DDoS'd as an act of pseudo-vigilante
> justice.  I also seem to remember their backbone as spinning it
> as a content-neutral free-speech kind of thing, but they buckled
> and the Internet was probably better off.

"Legit spammer"?  Perhaps you're thinking of Sanford Wallace's cyberpromo 
and AGIS?

http://www.cctec.com/maillists/nanog/historical/9710/msg00018.html

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