who was the last legit spammer?

Matthew Black black at csulb.edu
Mon Jan 29 14:58:05 UTC 2007

On Sun, 28 Jan 2007 09:30:09 -0500 (EST)
  Jon Lewis <jlewis at lewis.org> wrote:
> 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

Kanter & Seagal's Green Card spam? I think they were the first
wide-spread spam. Anyone recall the year/date? I'm thinking 1993.

matthew black
network services
california state university, long beach

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