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Re: Spam .. Find the sender !

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Thu May 14 18:27:24 1998

I was wondering where the Men in Dark Glasses went.  I doubt the kiddies
have stopped their pranks.  We used get the confused US Secret Service
agent showing up in person asking us to looking up the address; but
they stopped sometime last summer. I figured they had finally gotten
their own Internet $19.95 account and could do the WHOIS themselves.

Oh, I get it.... do the WHOIS themselves.

>As a person who has been getting a call and/or email from the US Secret
>Service, the FBI, the NCIS, and probably the CIA (but if they told me,
>they'd have to kill me of course), every other week, I'll just say the
>clueless don't need encouragement (also, it'd be nice if someone in the US
>gov't could read the little lines that say "check the APNIC database before
>contacting APNIC".  But then again, why should the US Gov't be any
>different that the people in the US?)
Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
  Affiliation given for identification not representation