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[vox] Re: OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"
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[vox] Re: OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"

>Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 09:11:06 -0700 (PDT)
>From: ME <dugan@passwall.com>
>To: vox@lists.lugod.org
>Subject: [vox] OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"
>Reply-To: vox@lists.lugod.org
>How many of you have gotten e-mail messages like this?
>(at bottom)
I've gotten messages from a similar service called "CrushLink". Never 
did figure out who it was that sent it, but in the process I sent a 
couple of cryptic "you have a crush" messages to a couple of girls.

>Next, I did a traceroute to find their next door neighbor to get to
>me. Found that hostname, and tried to see if their postmaster, root,
>admin, abuse, administrator, info or help users had a crush on me.
>I tracked to the backbone ISP and included them. Next I included other
>people who may have crushes on me like the president, bill gates, some 
>other happy people, then I included what may have been an open relay used
>to send the message. Also included some other spammer's mail servers
>reverse lookup DNS/MX. I think I have run out of people who probably have
>crushes on me.
There's a reason that spamcop exists. To save you from having to do all 
of these searches yourself.

Nonetheless, I still haven't figured out what it is you're trying to 
figure out.

>----- Forwarded message from Send A Crush <editor-4854@eros.rbmailsource.com> -----
>Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 14:42:06 PDT
>From: Send  A  Crush <editor-4854@eros.rbmailsource.com>
>To: Mike Egan <cotman@sonic.net>
>Subject: Someone you know has a crush on you!
>Someone you know has anonymously sent you this email to let you know they
>have a crush on you.
>If you can guess their email, we'll tell you if you're right!
>Click here to find out who likes you!
>If you can't click on the link, cut and past the line below into your browser's address bar:
>To prevent SendACrush users from sending you crush emails, click here:
>----- End forwarded message -----

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