abuse complaint [aaronl@vitelus.com: [linux-elitists] X86 assembly as spam]

Dan Wilder dan@ssc.com
Tue Dec 19 18:15:33 PST 2000

On Tue, Dec 19, 2000 at 08:41:34AM -0800, Mr . Bad wrote:
> >>>>> "DW" == Dan Wilder <dan@ssc.com> writes:
>     DW> The email in question originated from an opt-in mailing list,
>     DW> linux-elitists@zgp.org, which requires that its subscribers
>     DW> not only request to be signed up, but that they return a
>     DW> confirming email.
> You're kind of a dim bulb, aren't you?

Could be.

> You should probably go look at the original message again. Then, try
> and answer some of these study questions:
> 1.) WHAT LIST was the mail sent to originally?
> 2.) TO WHOM did znet.com return a spam warning? (Hint: did it include
>   you?)
> 3.) HOW did it end up in YOUR mailbox? Use a picture if it helps you
>     explain.

Damn.  I hate it when that happens.  Shot from the hip and shot
my own self in the foot.  Again.

Can I go for partial credit?

Dan Wilder

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