[thelist] The War on Sp*m

Mark Groen mark at markgroen.com
Fri Apr 16 18:18:27 CDT 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Diane Soini"
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: April 14, 2004 7:50 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] The War on Sp*m

> I, too, have wondered how on earth they make any money sending all
> these emails selling all these pain killers and various part

I don't think anyone is making that much money off the spam actually,
but rather the money is being made by the people selling the email
address lists themselves; and they are doing a good job of convincing
unsuspecting buyers that people are actually buying stuff from their
lists of names for sale. Try something like 'make money from email
lists' in Google and there's gazillions of get rich quick schemes and
people have been suckers for that for ever and it even gets taken to
the next level of "get rich quick" with Ponzi or MLM schemes via



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