Re: the hotmail hack

From "Mike" <>
Date Tue, 31 Aug 1999 16:54:11 -0700

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> maintain an anonymous identity for a GeoCities sex site that I maintain.
> I noticed several months ago a HUGE increase in junk mail to my Hotmail
> account. It went from 1 spam message a day to 15. I'm convinced that
> Microsoft sold my Hotmail address to some spam company.

You are right. I tracked down a spammer who spammed me on Hotmail, gave them
unholy hell, and was told by them that Microsoft had sold them the list with
my email address on it, and if I didn't want to be spammed why was I on


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