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RE: The furniture thing - Off topic

From: Adrian H. D. Bell <adbell_at_iname.com>
Date: Wed 01 Dec 1999 - 16:52:00 PST


That would explain it...

Maybe said person missed the correlation between the candlehead tradition and illuminate.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jbc-list-request@adjective.com
> [mailto:jbc-list-request@adjective.com]On Behalf Of Brent Aliverti
> Sent: Thursday, December 02, 1999 10:18 AM
> To: Adrian H. D. Bell; JBC-list
> Cc: CSchneck@capitalcrossing.com
> Subject: Re: The furniture thing - Off topic
>
>
> I tend to think that some furniture-seeking JBC list-member didn't
> appreciate receiving the candlehead picture and as a way to show his/her
> displeasure, decided to use the "e-mail this item to a friend" feature of
> furniture.com to send a mail to the list, appearing to be from
> Carol, making
> her look bad in the process. Not such a nice chap would he be.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Adrian H. D. Bell <adbell@iname.com>
> To: JBC-list <jbc-list@adjective.com>
> Cc: <CSchneck@capitalcrossing.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 1999 3:56 PM
> Subject: The furniture thing - Off topic
>
>
> > I wonder if the furniture message was an advanced form of spamming.
> >
> > Carol says she didn't send the second message (only the
> candleheads), and
> as
> > JBC fan, you should believe her. It still begs the question how did it
> > happen?
> >
> > Here's a couple of theories:
> > 1. JAVA applet
> > a. Carol went to furniture website.
> > b. A java applet from the site read her outbox and found messages with
> jpeg
> > file attachments
> > c. Applet then sends SPAM to same address inserting "Jbc", her email and
> > candle into the context of the message to make it seem personalised
> >
> > 2. Virus
> > same as above but instead of java applet a melissa-like virus
> on Carols PC
> > performs this function.
> >
> > 3. Low tech - Conspiracy.
> > Someone reviews Carols outbox and then sends an email from her
> PC to cause
> > general humiliation.
> >
> > Any techies like to pontificate as to the feasibility of
> Theories 1 or 2.
> > Alternatively, any conspirators who think option 3.
> >
> > For Carol, I would certainly be running a virus check to elimate 2 at
> least.
> > It would also be interesting to know if there is any furniture
> messages in
> > your Sent Items or if you ever visited the furniture.com website.
> >
> > In any case, it would also be interesting to know if
> furniture.com or some
> > kind of sick mind is behind this. Or perhaps even both?
> >
> >
>
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>
Received on Wed Dec 1 16:51:44 1999

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