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Y.O.U MayHAVE Alredy I!: Spam

  • John Biggs


It was easy to track down Alan Ralsky, spam king. His email addresses, phone numbers, and home address were everywhere: old newsgroup postings, a few online databases, even in news articles posted on sites frequented by system administrators. Anti-spammers all over the world have made a nemesis out of Ralsky, a Moriarty to their sure and constant Holmes. They say he’s a particularly virulent example of everything that’s wrong with unsolicited commercial email. In fact, for a short while, Alan Ralsky was the most hated man on the Internet, and to some people he’s still the epitome of electronic hubris.


Email Address System Administrator Spam Email Spam Message Junk Mail 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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