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RE: strange and discourteous e-mail

From: Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
Date: Sat May 27 2000 - 19:31:03 PDT

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    I agree this person was discourteous. He/she has probably been lurking and
    gathering our e-mail addresses. I don't think they can be gathered of the
    Getty site, unless they were grabbed from our backup listserve at onelist.
    The e-mail was large and tied up my phone line for 5 - 10 minutes. (I'm in
    West Texas with old phone lines no DSL yet) It came through as HTML e-mail
    for me. I think that it depends on your e-mail program how it was received
    as HTML e-mail or a web page attachment. Either way it was SPAM and for that
    reason alone I will not visit the web site. I immediately added the address
    to my junk mail filter.

    Kimberly Herbert (kimberly)
    CAM Administrator
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Ann Heineman []
    Sent: Saturday, May 27, 2000 3:24 PM
    To: ArtsEdNet Talk
    Subject: Re: strange and discourteous e-mail

            It would have been most courteous for the person, if he was posting
    to our list, as it seems he has, to have introduced himself and explained
    his intentions. How did he get our addresses anyway--without going through
    joining the list?! No, we are not paranoid. Just following our instincts.
    Something smelled fishy. Ann-on-y-mouse in Columbus

    |Y'all ARE paranoid. There's nothing strange about it at all. It's just a
    |web site full of art work. Just click on the URL on the will
    |you to the web site...there's NO downloading to it. You don't have to
    |on the attachment...the attachment is just a copy of the same thing.

    Greensview School....Upper Arlington City Schools
    (614)487-5050 ... Voice Mail 487-6456 Box 522



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