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003+09-29-11+-+Spam-1 - A Field Guide to Spam Field Why is...

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A Field Guide to Spam A Field Guide to Spam
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Why is it called Spam? Why is it called Spam? Monty Python “spam” sketch. Pre-www Usenet discussion groups. rec.arts.books soc.culture.jewish alt.binaries.pictures alt.swedish.chef.børk.børk.børk
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Email Spam Email Spam Annoying. Often distasteful. Potentially virus-laden. Difficult to avoid.
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Sex-based Spam. Meet other singles in [your current town] Free (?) pornography Back-doors to prescription drugs. Most popular: Viagra/Cialis/Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Also popular: Xanex, Valium, Ambien. Very rare: Clearly illegal drugs. Cocaine, heroin, ecstasy.
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Other popular spam Other popular spam Weight loss drugs and miracle diets. Online college degrees. Herbal supplements, promising incredible results. Often sold as alternatives to prescription Erectile Dysfunction drugs or weight loss medication. Some spam goes through waves of popularity: 3-4 years ago: cheap home loans Now: low prices on high-end brand merchandise Watches, designer handbags, etc.
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Money Get rich quick schemes. Pyramid schemes.
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