Is your computer being bugged????

David Micklem drm21 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jul 11 16:50:23 EST 1996


In article <4s395g$qm2 at news.doit.wisc.edu>, klenchin at macc.wisc.edu (Dima
Klenchin) wrote:

>In article <4s34s8$1l1 at hollywood.cinenet.net>,
>   hldco at cine.net (HLD PUBLISHING) wrote:
>->Is your computer being monitored by someone else?
>-> Is someone using your computer without your knowledge?
>
>[bunch of commercial crap]
>
>And then even better indication that spammers are usually indecent
>assholes: 
>
>->Notice To: Newsgroup Moderators, Managers or Vested Interest 
>Subscribers.
>->Due to HLD PUBLISHING limited list of Newsgroups, it is not our policy 
>to 
>->remove a newsgroup from our list free of charge. To be removed from our 
>->list of future commericial postings by HLD PUBLISHING COMPANY an Annual 
>->Charge of Ninety Five dollars is required. Just send $95.00 with your 
>                                             ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^         
>     
>->Name, Address and Name of the Newsgroup to be removed from our list. 


What?  Didn't anybody tell them that the charge for advertising on
bionet.* is $300,000 per newsgroup?  Too bad!  That should sort out our
funding problems ;-)

What a bunch of ass-holes.

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