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From: tdarcos () access digex net (Paul Robinson)
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 1995 17:48:19 -0400 (EDT)
On Sun, 23 Apr 1995, Matthew Hannigan wrote:
Amongst other things, Albert Lunde <Albert-Lunde () nwu edu> wrote:
[CIAC advisories advise this is a hoax]
Yes, and they note that people have read the mail with
a subject of xxx-1, but don't say that anyone received
mail with subject of "good times" which is interesting
because I received such a message soon after the the "alert"
and of course read it, knowing there was no possiblity of
I think I still have the message somewhere. And I think I tried
to track down the sender, to no avail. But if anyone wants
Who cares. Just find anyone who is paranoid, send them an important
message that you want them not to read, and use the same title as this.
If E-Mail ever gets legal status, it would be an interesting way to get
out of a legal penalty.
"Your honor, the plaintiff alleges defendant defaulted on the contract, and
failed to notify the plaintiff in advance of an inability to perform."
"Your honor, the defendant denies such allegation. We have proof of a
return receipt and a delivery notification saying the message was deleted
"Your honor, the plantiff denies such a claim, as he would not delete
mail unread unless it was dangerous, such as a virus."
"Your honor, that can't be a problem, then. Defendant sent the message with
the subject of 'Good Times'..."
Plaintiff at this point turns a little green and begins to look sick.
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