October 09, 2011
I just received an email sent from "jobs.telegraph.co.uk", which seems to be a sub-domain of the British publication "The Telegraph". It's set up so that anyone can use it to send email to anyone on the web.
And someone used it to send something to me.
The subject was "Email a friend". And it began as follows:
Jobs Home Job Search Sign In Career Tools
Dear Friend " WARNING! WARNING! BEWARE DANGER!,
Your friend, "WARNING!!!” DANGER!!! DANGER!!! DO YOUR BIT!, has sent you the following message from telegraphjobs.
And then there was 4500 lines of the most amazing stuff. Of course I didn't read it all, but I did skim a bit. Here are some of the things my friend wanted to alert me to:
The Trilateral Commission
Russian plastic explosives were used to bring down the WTC towers.
STOP THE INSTARLATION OF THE UN-MILITARY ONLY HIGH-FREQUENCY slowGENOCIDE MICROWAVE SLOW KILL
The dangers of using radiation to preserve food
The Jewish international conspiracy to put mercury in vaccines
And a whole lot more about various and sundry Jewish international conspiracies.
...why me, Lord?
I think I'm gonna go see if I can find an email address at the Telegraph where I can send this sucker. The return address was firstname.lastname@example.org but there has to be something there which I can really send it to.
UPDATE: I should have looked at the header. It seems to have come from something called "telstramail.hotlizard.net" which is in the UK but probably isn't really the Telegraph. So I've sent it to the appropriate "abuse" mailbox.
Posted by: Boviate at October 10, 2011 07:52 AM (RPpft)
Posted by: David at October 10, 2011 12:46 PM (ttXyi)
@David: There's an appropriate age for that?
I used to get flaming replies from angry recipients when spammers would pick one of my addresses to use in the "from:" field of their marketing diarrhea (they're spoofing everything else, why not the sender?)
There's really no polite way to tell someone they may be denser than the original spammer's script...
Posted by: Mikeski at October 10, 2011 02:28 PM (GbSQF)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
At Chizumatic, we take pride in being incomplete, incorrect, inconsistent, and unfair. We do all of them deliberately.
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