[Air-l] Ethnic Spamming?? -- FWD:lakhani, incredible cricket software released!]

George(s) Lessard media at web.net
Sun Mar 24 15:24:20 PST 2002


Indeed I have... also many spam in a character set that looks like Japanese, 
Mandarin or Korean...

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On 24 Mar 2002 / from / via / thanks to, Karim R. Lakhani <air-l at aoir.org>  
 writing on Subject: [Air-l] Ethnic Spamming?? -- FWD:la

> Hi All,
> 
> This spam came as a real surprise to me.  Somehow these guys have
> figured out that I am of South Asian descent and assumed that I like
> cricket and thus my absolute need for "cricket score software."
> 
> AFAIK, I have not signed up to any "indian" or "pakistani" or south
> asian websites, they must have dredged e-mail addresses and then matched
> them with ethnic names.
> 
> Anyone else come across this fine grained spamming?
> 
> best,
> 
> Karim 
> 
> cricinfo123 at btv.org wrote:
> > 
> > _____________________________________________________________________
> > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> > 
> > This will change the way you get cricket scores in your computer!
> > 
> > Until now, you had to visit slow and tedious websites to get live ball
> > by ball commentary...
> > 
> > With this revolutionary software, you will never be stuck at those
> > slow websites to get live score updates.
> > 
> > The CricketBar relays simple commentary and ball by ball score
> > directly to your desktop in a small window strip that you can dock at
> > the botrtom or top of your screen.
> > 
> > You continue to surf other sites or use your computer for whatever you
> > want, while the score is relayed to you without interrupting your work.
> > This is so good, that within a few days we've had over 7000 users!
> > 
> > With CricketBar you can now work and have fun at the same time!
> > 
> > Get your FREE copy now at  >>>
> > http://www.cricketbar.com/ref.asp?re=sonal
> > 
> > _____________________________________________________________________
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > 
> 
> -- 
> ===================================
> Karim R. Lakhani
> MIT Sloan School of Management
> MIT Open Source Research Project
> e-mail: lakhani at mit.edu
> voice:  617-851-1224
> fax:    617-344-0403
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