Classic Spam: We didn't send it

Here's yet another pornography spam that goes to incredible lengths to insist that it isn't spam. In fact, in a truly Clintonian bit of sophistry, the spammer actually claims that he didn't send it! (See the highlight in blue).

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<title>Untitled Document</title>
<meta http-equiv=3D"Content-Type" content=3D"text/html; charset=3Diso-8859=
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<body bgcolor=3D"#FFFFFF" text=3D"#000000">
<div align=3D"center">
<p><b><font color=3D"#FF0000" size=3D"6" face=3D"Verdana, Arial, Helveti=
ca, sans-serif, Comic Sans MS">WARNING:</font><font color=3D"#FF0000" size=
=3D"4" face=3D"Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, Comic Sans MS"><br>
EXTREME HARDCORE ADULT CONTENT</font></b></p>
<p><b><font size=3D"6" face=3D"Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, Co=
mic Sans MS">THE
THICKEST CREAMIEST <br>
<font size=3D"7">TEEN FACIALS </font><br>
ON THE NET!</font></b></p>
<p><b><font size=3D"6" face=3D"Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, Co=
mic Sans MS">Watch
our teens make their first porno!</font><font size=3D"5" face=3D"Verdana=
, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, Comic Sans MS"><br>
<font size=3D"7"><a href=3D"http://www.usadefender.com/b7">CLICK
HERE NOW<i>!</i></a><i><br>
</i><font size=3D"3">Graphic Free porn(18 plus only) </font></font></f=
ont></b></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><font size=3D"4"><font face=3D"Comic Sans MS"><font face=3D"Verdana, =
Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size=3D"5" color=3D"#FF0000"><font size=3D"3=
" color=3D"#000000"><font face=3D"Comic Sans MS" size=3D"2">I</font><font =
face=3D"Comic Sans MS" size=3D"2">f
you are under 21 years of age or if it is illegal to view adult materi=
al in
your community,please leave now. We can't be held responsible for your=
actions.
We are not acting in any way to send you this information; you are choosing to receive it!Continuing further means that you understand and accept =
responsibility
for yourown actions, thus releasing the creators of this Web page and =
our
service provider from all liability. We strongly support parental cont=
rols
on the<br>
Internet. These web pages are not intended to be viewed by minors<b><f=
ont face=3D"Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif, Comic Sans MS">.<br>
To be removed from our adult opt in mailing list click here to <a href=
=3D"http://www.usadefender.com/b7/datacenter.htm">remove</a>
</font></b></font></font></font></font></font> </p>
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It isn't explained exactly how I "chose" to receive this message; maybe I was sleepwalking and snuck into their offices one night and sent it to myself. Perhaps this is another argument I could use in traffic court: "I didn't act in any way to run that stop sign; you chose not to prevent me from doing so."

This spam also includes a bit of hiding-behind-the-flag, in the "usadefender.com" domain name. I don't know what porn has to do with defending the USA, unless we're going to try to drive Osama bin Laden crazy by making him look at teen facials all day. In any case, despite the business about releasing the website and service provider from all liability, the usadefender.com domain is now out of business.


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Updated: Sat, 06 May 2006