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Subject: Re: Prelude to a SPAM?
From: "Gess Shankar" <gess @ earthchannel . com>
Organization: Earth Channel Communications LLC
Date: Tue, 6 May 1997 06:11:26 -0500
To: list-abuse @ clio . lyris . net, list-managers @ greatcircle . com
Comments: Authenticated sender is <gess @ ec3 . earthchannel . com>
In-reply-to: <009B3D2B . D694FB30 . 5 @ sacto . mp . usbr . gov>
Reply-to: gess @ earthchannel . com

On  5 May 97 at 22:26, Henry W. Miller wrote:

> > 
> > It may have been a "forged" subscription, but this address is legit and
> > not related to spamming.
> 
>  Thanks for that update.  I'm not really the paranoid type, but it
> just looked a little too suspicious for me.
> 

Legit or not, they sure are sending UCE out big time. A snippet from 
their longish email follows. BTW: I am NOT one of their esteemed 
players. I had never heard of them before and I have not played any 
games as they claim. My lists have not been hit yet, however.

<quote>

Received: by lizardo.yoyo.com (AIX 4.1/UCB 5.64/4.03)
          id AA66078; Mon, 5 May 1997 22:19:39 -0400
Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 22:19:39 -0400
Message-Id: <9705060219 .
 AA66078 @
 lizardo .
 yoyo .
 com>
To: gess @
 earthchannel .
 com
X-Yoyodyne: Yoyodyne Entertainment
From: Yoyodyne Entertainment <yoyomailer @
 yoyo .
 com>
Reply-To: yoyomailer @
 yoyo .
 com
Subject: Read This and You Could Win $100 from Yoyodyne!
X-PMFLAGS: 33554560 0

----------------------
THE YOYODYNE QUARTERLY
----------------------

Greetings from Yoyodyne!

Now that spring is here, we're announcing some new games and
new prizes. The games are fun and the prizes range from a
trip to the Caribbean to money, money, money. We're not
kidding! Last year, we awarded *a million dollars* to Ray
Burns (of Lancaster, PA) who played one of our games.

Read on to find out how you could win a cool hundred bucks
right now....

----------------------------
Why You're Getting This Mail
----------------------------

You are one of our esteemed players, and we want to keep
you amused, entertained, and informed. So that's why we're
sending you this quarterly Yoyodyne update.

[etc etc]

<snip>

</quote>

Gess

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Gess Shankar                                pax vobiscum                         
gess @
 earthchannel .
 com        http://www.earthchannel.com
Earth Channel Communications, LLC. 
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