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My Spammer. My Lover.

December 27, 2010

The NY Times’ David Pogue posted a e-mail conversation between a reader of his column and an e-mail spammer. The spam scam is of the “need money for a flight home” variety.

Pogue’s reader takes the bait and begins a back-and-forth that forces increasingly awkward replies from the spammer. (The good bit starts halfway through.) The reader is a playwright and the thread reads like a very short story. Here’s when Postbox’s Conversation View would come in really handy. http://nyti.ms/g9xbtC

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