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Subject: Re: spam from Smith Barney
From: Danny Lieberman <dfl @ panix . com>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1996 17:08:23 -0400 (EDT)
To: kieran @ interport . net
Cc: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <199609170415 . AAA17208 @ interport . net> from "kieran @ interport . net" at Sep 17, 96 00:15:00 am

> Yes, one of my lists did as well; luckily it was caught since the list is
> suscriber-post-only. It's so bizarre, though, that I don't know how to
> deal with it. The "how to unsubscribe" rules at the bottom are so
> inscrutable and rudely designed that I want to believe this is just
> classic spam, but then I can't understand why it would come from _Smith
> Barney_, a large more-or-less reputable company that you think would know
> better than to do something like this.
> 
> If anyone learns anything more about this, please do post.


Aaron, did you miss the posts with the apology from Smith Barney?
It appears the whole thing was a hoax-spam, there is no mailing list
at smb.com - they suspect a disgruntled employee and have apologized
to most of the lists affected, at least those that wrote back.

-- 

Danny Lieberman
dfl @
 panix .
 com



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