Re: EHelp's Deceptive Email Practice

Subject: Re: EHelp's Deceptive Email Practice
From: "Dana Worley" <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2003 08:49:46 -0600

On 8 Apr 2003 at 10:30, Mike Bradley wrote:

> I got a marketing email from RoboHelp today. The sender was
> Help.Topics@<my_company> instead of Help -dot- Topics -at- ehelp -dot- com -dot- Now, that's
> a trick I've only seen spammers use and it just doesn't feel right. I
> sent the following in reply. Think I'm being a crank?

No, I don't think you are being a crank. I suspect that the use of your
company domain name was intentional, not a mistake of checking
the wrong box.

Anyone who follows the industry is aware of eHelp's somewhat
questionable marketing practices. I'm not saying they are being
intentionally malicious, only that they often seem to exhibit poor

Dana W.

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