[Talk] Definition of irony...

David Keegel djk at cybersource.com.au
Fri Jun 27 11:38:16 EST 2003

] On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 10:36:16AM +1000, Con Zymaris wrote:
] > Something to make you all smile on this Friday morning...
] > 
] >    Gates: I'm a spam-fightin' man
] > 
] >    Microsoft has made spam-fighting a top priority chairman Bill Gates
] >    said in a bulk e-mail to 75,000 customers.
] Bulk email is still not spam. Mailinglists (like these) are considered
] bulkmail. Announcements from companies to customers are not spam,
] as long as the recipients are opted-in to the announcement list.

Yes, but its a much better joke if you ignore the detail that the bulk
email was sent to an opt-in list (at least according to Microsoft).

 David Keegel <djk at cybersource.com.au>  http://www.cyber.com.au/users/djk/
 Cybersource P/L: Linux/Unix Systems Administration Consulting/Contracting

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