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Whatever Happened To Sanford "Spamford" Wallace? 45

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Tackhead writes "People of a certain age — the age before email filters were effective, may remember a few mid-90s buzzwords like 'bulletproof hosting' and 'double opt-in.' People may remember that Hormel itself conceded that although 'SPAM' referred to their potted meat product, the term 'spam' could refer to unsolicited commercial email. People may also remember AGIS, Cyberpromo, Sanford 'Spam King' Wallace, and Walt Rines. Ten years after a 2003 retrospective on Rines and Wallace, Ars Technica reminds us that the more things change, the more they stay the same."
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Whatever Happened To Sanford "Spamford" Wallace?

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 25, 2013 @12:52PM (#45782321)

    It's a shame Law and Order has squandered so much faith, credit and goodwill on meaningless culture war bullshit...

    Yes, TV will save us. Mass media will save us all! And absolutely did not play an integral role in causing these problems...

    "If Germany had the propaganda apparatus of the United States, she would not need an army". -- Hitler's propaganda minister. Do you understand why he said that?

"Text processing has made it possible to right-justify any idea, even one which cannot be justified on any other grounds." -- J. Finnegan, USC.

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