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  • DeeDee
    Aug 1, 2001
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      my oh my,

      I would never have thought I´d ever defend a bulk mail sender, but
      this is just ridiculous. Here are some people who are enthusiastic
      enough to start a fanzine about music they love, with little prospect
      of becomíng millionaires from their enterprise anytime soon, who,
      maybe naively, choose a way of advertising that is not 100% kosher.
      fine. I think it´s cool to tell them to stop or find other ways to
      make people aware of their efforts, but no - out jumps the spanish
      inquisition and declares flame-war.
      kiddies, Sonic Wave is not the enemy - those guys advertising
      casinos, porn, multilevel-marketing and the like are the ones you
      want to go for. and if what Joan said is really true, for those who
      send threats and virusses to anybody; grow up and get a life. you´re
      no better than the spammers - their motive is money, yours is finding
      a ventile for your adolescent agressions. you paranoid brats probably
      also spend hours reading your firewall logs in order to find IPs of
      evil portscanners to strike back on, and feel very martial and heroic
      doing it.

      Oh, I´d like to state that I´m not a personal friend of Joan, have
      never heard of him (or her?), neither of Sonic Wave, before this day.

      oh, some of you will surely want to take revenge on me now (since
      it´s obvous I must be an evil corporate illuminati spammer as well)
      go ahead. my IP is

      stuff like that just makes me sick.
      now let´s talk about music.


      --- In thewire@y..., "Joan Senomar" <jsenomar@s...> wrote:
      > Hi there again,
      > this is (of course) the last UNSOLICITED mail you're going to get
      from me.
      > After all the insults and threatening I got for posting the
      newsletter to
      > your groups, I think I truly deserve the right to explain myself:
      > * I have been accsued for spamming. Maybe I am guilty of that. But
      do you
      > really think a REAL spammer would send an "I am sorry" message 5
      > after getting the first negative feedback? I am just an
      enthusiastic fan of
      > music who is not very familiar with discussion lists procedures or
      what you
      > call "nettiquete", a term absolutely unknown to me until this
      morning. Don't
      > know about you, but as a human being I have the ability of learning
      from my
      > mistakes. I thought the idea of sending the news of the birth of a
      > magazine to music forums was not something despisable, and it seems
      like I
      > was wrong. Sorry again.
      > * I have received tons of hate mail, threatening and viruses for
      doing what
      > I did. I don't think what I did deserved such a nasty reaction from
      some of
      > you. I would like to thank the hundreds of mails who politely asked
      to be
      > removed from my mailing list and encouraged me to keep on working
      for what I
      > believe and giving me advise on how to do things more properly in
      > future. Again, this is the last mail you're going to get. THis mail
      > nothing
      > to do with Sonic Wave, won't even post the URL. THis is a personal
      > from me to all the people I may have disturbed.
      > * Finally, I would like to state that I feel very miserable about
      what has
      > happened. Hope you can forgive me for my lack of professionality. I
      > beg your pardon. I was just trying to help my friends at Sonic Wave
      > Magazine. What I did, I did it at my own risk and I hope you can
      > that and stop bugging them. They don't deserve this from you.
      > Thanks for your time.
      > SIncerely yours,
      > Joan Senomar
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