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 Post subject: Spam controls are smarter than we think
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2004 2:50 pm 
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Actual memo from a manager:<p>
"If you have subscribed to a Poynter newsletter, column, etc.
and aren't getting it because it's being blocked by our email
spam program, please let me know."


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 Post subject: Re: Spam controls are smarter than we think
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2004 8:46 pm 
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"Manager." Uh-huh...<p>"P.S.: If you don't get this e-mail because it's being blocked by our e-mail spam program, please let me know."


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 Post subject: Re: Spam controls are smarter than we think
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2004 10:11 pm 
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Sounds as though they're after the names of people who would subscribe to Poynter, hmm?


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 Post subject: Re: Spam controls are smarter than we think
PostPosted: Fri May 14, 2004 11:04 pm 
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Actually, believe it or not, Poynter voyeurism is encouraged here....or I think it is...


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 Post subject: Re: Spam controls are smarter than we think
PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2004 3:51 pm 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="TImes, TimesNR, serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by Bumfketeer:
Actually, believe it or not, Poynter voyeurism is encouraged here....or I think it is...<hr></blockquote> Now that is a scary thought.


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