vendor spam OTD

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at
Tue Apr 28 03:19:40 UTC 2015

Given we’re going down this “what is spam” rathole again, spam is generally defined as unsolicited BULK email

As the email appears to be one to one, though a remarkably persistent one to one, I would suggest procmail, unless you know he’s harvested nanog and is sending the same offer mail merged to a bunch of operators.


> On 28-Apr-2015, at 8:29 am, Rob Seastrom <rs at> wrote:
>> On 04/27/2015 07:02 PM, Rob Seastrom wrote:
>>> Anyone else been spammed by Andy Boland at "Function5 Technology
>>> Group"?
>> I'm not sure it's fair to class the e-mail as "spam", but he is one
>> persistent fellow.  My company made list for some of the equipment we
>> retired for purchase, and his Cisco buyer never got back to me.  So
>> the excess inventory is being offered to another reseller.
> Well, it's unsolicited email from a company who I've never had any
> commercial relationship with.  If it's not fair to class it as spam,
> what is it fair to class it as?
> I reported it to the appropriate abuse folks.

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