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Subject: Re: Charge?
From: "David W. Tamkin" <dattier @ ripco . com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 13:30:16 -0500
To: "List Managers" <list-managers @ greatcircle . com>
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When Amy Stinson wrote,

> How many of you are dependent on YAHOO?  Most of us were running lists
> before YAHOO ever got into the picture (and perhaps after they're gone).
> Yahoo is nothing but a pain in the butt yet everyone treats it like it's
> some sort of sacred cow.

Kirk Bailey answered,

| But so many people are in there totally innocent of spam- it is their
| marketing push to send out millions of CD's with a month or so free, so
| spammers go and sign up and give bogus data- and then abandon the account.
| Suggestion: Check account or credit card, charge $1 for first month, and a
| $500 fee authorized if they spam.

Kirk, Yahoo doesn't send out CDs, nor does it charge by the month for having
an account.  You might be thinking of AOL.

  • Charge?
    From: "Amy Stinson" <e-list @ amys-answers . com>
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    From: kirk Bailey <idiot1 @ netzero . net>
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