Spamming the ADS - L Mailing List

Educational CyberPlayGround admin at EDU-CYBERPG.COM
Fri Feb 11 00:16:44 UTC 2005

Excuse me, but I don't follow this.

Does American Dialect Society sell their members email addresses?

Do they sell addresses to a company called LIFELINKNET.COM?


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please clarify & thanks,


At 11:40 AM 2/9/2005, you wrote:
>---------------------- Information from the mail header
>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       David Blanco <sales at LIFELINKNET.COM>
>Subject:      Re: Mail list
>We purchase list for a "one time mailing" and are allowed to maintain the
>name only if the customer responds to our solicitation.  You are not on any
>current list of ours.
>David Blanco
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Billy Thomas" <billyeo2003 at SBCGLOBAL.NET>
>Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 2:58 PM
>Subject: Mail list
>Someone subscribed me to your list and about 300 others.Please take me off
>of your mail list.

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