biowire: annoying spam

Tim Spahlinger txs at po.cwru.edu
Wed Apr 19 06:52:37 EST 2000


Hi,

    I got my laser!

"Frank O. Fackelmayer" wrote:

> Hi all,
> we have seen quite some spam posts here about biowire.com, describing
> the "benefits" of registering there, and pointing to the site with a
> referrer-ID of the spammer. In this way, the spammer want to earn cash
> for simply pointing us to a site of limited usefulness. Once you go to
> that site, you are asked to register and in turn receive a free laser
> pointer. I have registered there, for pure curiosity, several weeks ago,
> but have not heard from them since, nor received the laser pointer.  I
> suspect they don´t send them at all, but simply want to gather data for
> further merchandising.
> Or has anyone out there really received the laser pointer simply for
> registering? What are you thinking about it?
>
> Frank





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