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Re: Court challenge to AOL junk-mail blocks

On Mon, 9 Sep 1996, snow wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Sep 1996 [email protected] wrote:
> > Tell me about it. Im on AOL. WHO CARESSSSSSS if ya get one MAYBE two pieces
> > of  mail you take LESS than a second to delete them both with the handy
> > delete key. These people are wasting more time complaining about it than they
> > will ever do actually deleting it.
>      I would guess that AOL isn't doing it just because of user complaints.
> AOL has millions of accounts, and spammers try to hit ALL of the addresses.
> That probably (I am guessing here) doubles (or triples) the load on AOL's 
> already over burdened mail system. 

The news reports that I've read also say that, at least in the case of
Cyberpromo, 75% of their email database is AOL addresses.