Spammers’ bad poetry

By Steve Outing

Why would someone send this spam message?…

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Perhaps someone can explain spammers’ logic on stuff like this. The only thing I can guess is that it’s a way to determine which addresses in a list are good (and don’t bounce back).

Not that most people who possess a normal ethical compass can understand spammers’ way of thinking, but I’ve always been curious about oddball stuff like this that slips past my spam filters and into my in-box. What’s the deal?

Author: Steve Outing Steve Outing is a Boulder, Colorado-based media futurist, digital-news innovator, consultant, journalist, and educator. ... Need assistance with media-company future strategy? Get in touch with Steve!