Three years ago, I had a pretty funny run-in with a spammer with a sense of humor. Instead of just spamming people, he hacked a mailing list, and spammed the mailing list. What’s funny about that? Everyone who replied replied to the mailing list, which meant that each complaint generated more complaints, and so on and so on. It really was rather hilarious.
Well, Secretary of State-designate Clinton might want to consider adding e-mail etiquette to the State Dept. training classes: diplomats aren’t so (ahem) diplomatic when they’re on the receiving end of a similar fiasco. The AP has the details.
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