The mail goes: -----[ begin quote ]------ ... CONTINGENCY DESIGN AND USABILITY WORKSHOP REGISTRATION ENDS OCT 25 Registration for our popular Contingency Design and Usability Workshop ends Friday, October 25. That's just 5 days away! The workshop is on November 8 in Chicago. http://www.37signals.com/workshop ONLY $395 Registration closes on October 25. OUR LAST WORKSHOP SOLD OUT, and this one is filling up fast, so make sure you register today. Registration is limited to 25 people. After this upcoming workshop on November 8th, our next workshop won't be until spring 2003 so don't miss this opportunity. http://www.37signals.com/workshop ... FOR MORE INFORMATION, AND TO REGISTER ONLINE, VISIT: http://www.37signals.com/workshop TO REGISTER/PAY BY PHONE, CALL: (312) 475-0227 x12 or ask for Jason DETAILS & ACCOLADES FROM OUR LAST WORKSHOP: http://www.37signals.com/workshop080902.php ... ------[end quote]------- BTW, the mail was sent using a mass-mailing service called "Topica Email Publisher". >From what you say about 37 Signals, I find it surprising that a company of that stature would SPAM people like this. I posted 2-3 questions in The List with "[Usability]" in the Subject to receive this. [abhay] ----- Original Message ----- From: "Neil Lee" <neil at N0SP4M.thenonsuchcom> Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 9:41 AM > > I have received an email from a company called 37 signals. > > I did not ask for it but it was addressed to me directly. > > I find it very hard to believe that 37 Signals themselves would have > spammed you - they're a highly reputable, well-regarded Web > consultancy, with a lot of involvement in the industry on the whole. > > Is it possible that the spam came from another source, which > happened to mention 37 Signals in the body of the e-mail? What do > the e-mail headers of the e-mail say?