[TriLUG] OT: Google advertising for spammers?
Joel James Adamson
adamsonj at email.unc.edu
Tue Aug 31 09:23:17 EDT 2010
Maxwell Spangler <maxlists at maxwellspangler.com> writes:
> On Mon, 2010-08-30 at 14:37 -0400, Scott Lambdin wrote:
>> Someone please tell me I'm crazy and this below is not an ad for spammers
>> Gmail is showing me. Please. Because is smells like spam.
>> Free Trial - Mass Email - www.iContact.com <http://www.icontact.com/> -
>> 99.9% Highest Inbox Deliverability. Test Drive our Mass Emailer Free!
> Our marketing list was opt-in only and we always tried to communicate
> something of value to our opt-in receivers. Music, beer specials,
> coupons, etc. We never sent something that said "We have a new burger
> <picture here> and if you come buy we'll sell it to you at full
Did you ever send out a message that says
"I'm the legal representative of a prominent Nigerian businessman who
entrusted me with a burger and fries..."
Joel J. Adamson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
FSF Member #8164
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