Vendors spamming NANOG attendees
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Tue Jun 20 23:23:25 CST 2017
--- nanog at nanog.org wrote:
From: i mawsog via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
:: Agree, this thread has generated more "spam" or noise
:: for all of us collectively.
It's not spam. Look up the definition of spam. Also,
just block the thread in your email client.
:: Some amount of relevant "spam" has to be tolerated for
:: vendor to continue supporting NANOG.
No, that is absolutely wrong!
:: Also relevant "spam" or sales call is a good way to find
:: out about new technologies , that one may not have heard
:: about otherwise.
No, wrong again. One of the most attractive things about
NANOG is learning these things from **peers**, not spam.
:: Another tip, just ignore, the "spammer" will go away
If they're not named-n-shamed they will continue. I have
had quite a few go after me aggressively to sell me
something after a NANOG post. They didn't stop until I
named-n-shamed them. Their supervisors wrote me, personally
apologized and, due to that, I put their companies back
on my list of companies to do business with.
I write this not just to you, but as an explanation to
other new folks why the old schoolers name-n-shame.
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