Re: spam and who you formerly were

Subject: Re: spam and who you formerly were
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 10:25:29 -0800

I don't see that the original complainant has anything to be embarrassed
about. If your company did not inform the people you were mailing that it
is the new DBA identity of a company they previously signed on to receive
information from, your messages were indistinguishable from SPAM. You still
did it to yourselves.

Gene Kim-Eng



On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 9:46 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin <
Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> I hope that the complainant will do the decent thing and go back
> to the other mailing list with an update (even if s/he has to
> embarrass him/herself a little in the process). If not, the member of
> this list who originally alerted me might assist. :)
>
> Anyway, some things that might be of value for y'all as well as for me:
>
>
> - if your company has ever bought another, maybe you should
> include that info in a relevant part of your website, to head off
> any accusations of spam "If you ever corresponded with any
>
> of these companies (see list below), you corresponded with us, and
> might therefore receive mail from us in future."

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