[Baypiggies] OT Snail Baud (was: [vote] name change)

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Jan 31 22:32:29 CET 2007

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007, Rick Kwan wrote:
> I'm very amused.  My innocuous little comment has become its own
> thread.  (I'll get back on topic ... sort of ... in a minute.)


> (The first spam
> in Usenet was a major offense just because the little message ate
> bandwidth from so many news groups.  [Can't remember the business
> name, but I remember they were immigration lawyers.]  Recall also that
> the original ARPAnet ran on 56Kbps leased lines.)

Canter & Siegel, the Green Card Lawyers.  That wasn't the first spam (and
it post-dated Serdar Argic), but it was the first widely multi-posted
business spam:

Aahz (aahz at pythoncraft.com)           <*>         http://www.pythoncraft.com/

"I disrespectfully agree."  --SJM

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