-Mike “The Mouse“ House (a.k.a “D.J. Sal
linger”) was a minor rap artist, and a
+Mike “The Mouse“ House (a.k.a “D.J. Salinger”) was a minor rap artist, and a
computer geek when he decided to start selling CDs of open-source software.
He turned to spamming to publicise his business, but found out that the spam
he sent was trapped by most spam traps. He decided to use the notorious
House received a few offers from his spam campaign, but his real break
came when a few enthusiasts of the spam song shared it on the Internet,
where it became an instant hit. The song eventually hit the charts and MTV,
-and made D.J. Sal
linger famous, who quickly released his first successful
+and made D.J. Salinger famous, who quickly released his first successful
album called <i>Rap to the spam, Ma’am!</i>, with such highly acclaimed hits as
“Rap to not get trapped” and “He ain’t Nigerian. He’s a Spammer!”.
as <a href="http://www.fsf.org/">the Free Software Foundation</a>,
<a href="http://www.li.org/">Linux International</a>
and <a href="http://spamassassin.apache.org/">SpamAssassin</a>. “If it
nd’t been for them, I wouldn’t have made it big”, he said, and said he’s now
+had’t been for them, I wouldn’t have made it big”, he said, and said he’s now
working on a second album with a similar theme.
more accessible, said they found creative ways to get passed spam filters.
Cathelyn Bronox, a distinguished spammer said she opted to send text only
messages, but making her spam more varied. “I found that there’s a limit to
-how many of the old and clich
e spam a typical spam receiving netizen
+how many of the old and clich spam a typical spam receiving netizen
is going to respond to.” Ms. Bronox said, “Instead I started offering fresh
and unique spam about more variable topics, in order to pass through
the spam traps: furniture, trips to exotic places, children books, etc”. She