Happy Spam Anniversary! 10 years of spam

Discussion in 'ten-forward' started by NeonWizard, Apr 12, 2004.

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  1. NeonWizard

    NeonWizard Registered Member

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    On April 12, 1994, a pair of attorneys in Arizona launched a homemade marketing software program that forever changed the Internet.

    Hoping to drum up some business, Laurence Canter dashed off a Perl script that flooded online message boards with an advertisement pitching the legal services of Canter & Siegel, the law firm he ran with his then wife, Martha Siegel.

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    HandsOff Registered Member

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    Gosh, I guess being a lawyer married to a lawyer just wasn't bad enough!

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