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Subject: Re: [LO] Lots of Porn
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 14:38:26 EDT

In a message dated 8/9/2010 10:47:13 AM Pacific Daylight Time,

> You're picturing some lonesome soul sitting at a computer, typing in
> addresses, sending emails and waiting for a response. Most spam
> comes from industrial operations. They buy a list, which was
> probably automatically harvested, and feed it into a program which
> generates the spam. That program sends the spam, and the return
> comes in from some other means, probably a website. They realize
> that the rate of return on any given spam blast will be in the
> fractional percentage area, so they expect a number of mis-directed
> or un-directed mails.

Yes, I am aware of all this but if enough were bounced back to them it
would make it a little less productive to bomb all addresses. </HTML>

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