[SpamCop-List] Re: So how does it work?
DougThegarden at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 23 20:54:44 EDT 2004
> Doug Thegarden <DougThegarden at hotmail.com> wrote in
> news:cdr0af$gps$1 at news.spamcop.net:
>>>Probably both. P. T. Barnum famously said there was a sucker
>>>born every minute. On the internet, the rate of sucker
>>>propagation is massively greater than that.
>>Yes but in his day you could only access a few hundred/thousand
>>people at time so the rate of new sucker creation greatly exceeded
>>the rate at which you could sucker them. These days with access
>>to billions of people at a time I would have thought that the
>>sucker pool would be heavily overphished.
> There is some people out there that end up being scammed over and
> over again.
> However, a big chunk of ISPs out there dev/null the incoming of scams
> so that any of the would-be suckers never see that "too good" deal.
So if most never see the too good deals those ones that end up being
scammed over and over again must be very thick with infinitely deep bank
accounts. Can't see there being too many of those around to keep all
those spammers in Porsches.
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