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Subject: Re: Prelude to a SPAM?
From: "Henry W. Miller" <henrym @ sacto . mp . usbr . gov>
Date: Mon, 05 May 1997 22:26:27 PDT
To: kali @ europa . com
Cc: list-abuse @ clio . lyris . net, list-managers @ greatcircle . com, henrym @ sacto . mp . usbr . gov

> From:	MX%"kali @
 europa .
 com"  "kali"  5-MAY-1997 14:39:52.98
> Subj:	Re: Prelude to a SPAM?

> >     12 CANCLD       0 SMTP   <dogbertmailer @
 yoyo .
 com>
> 
> > SACUSR>whois yoyo.com
> > Yoyodyne Entertainment (YOYO-DOM)
> >    200 Boston Ave. Suite 1800
> >    Medford, MA 02155
> >  
> >    Domain Name: YOYO.COM
> > 
> > 	Has anyone else seen a suspicious incomplete message flaoting 
> > around their system like this?
> 
> I don't about the other thing, but yoyo.com and the dogbertmailer are
> totally legit (and cool!) things. Yoyodyne runs contests for several
> different businesses and organizations (including Rolling Stone and other
> big ones), they also happen to run the Dilbert (popular comic strip)
> stuff. One of their "newsletters" for Dilbert is dogbertmailer @
 yoyo .
 com
> and they are very good about sending it only to people that request it.
> 
> It may have been a "forged" subscription, but this address is legit and
> not related to spamming.
> 
> -kali
> 


Kali,

	Thanks for that update.  I'm not really the paranoid type, but 
it just looked a little too suspicious for me.

-HWM


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