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.
KeywordsEmail Address System Administrator Spam Email Spam Message Junk Mail
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.