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Re: Mea Cuppa - unwanted mail
If anyone is sending you unidentifiable "hate mail" please try this address:
They can identify many "hidden" headers and tell you where it is coming
from. This site is available to anyone who is receiving unwanted mail,
whether it is spam or harrassment.
At 08:19 AM 20/06/00, you wrote:
>I am not the most computer literate person. A few weeks ago I wrote in
>traders shorthand a
>message intended for an associate in North America. The letters whilst not
>an acronym are an
>abbreviation of a particular Derivate Instrument trade that is described in
>the IMRO rules
>volume 11. This trade that is done in the currency world is not a pleasant
>one and often from
>the days of telex as opposed to telephone, fax and now Internet, shorthand
>was used to
>describe certain operations. All Dollar-Sterling were called cable after
>the trans Atlantic cable
>that connected New York to London for communications the word lives today in
>trading. The word “bloody” has come into common English usage. Originally
>“bloody” was a
>vile curse that referred to the wounds of Christ. No one thinks of
>in that way
>anymore. An over the ramparts charge seemly led by two apparently related
>something fifthly out of commonly used traders shorthand in the arcane world
>in which I
>operate. The message was not intended for this list an most assuredly was
>not intended to be
>fifthly, I had to ask my 23 year old male secretary what the problem was.
>Since this inadvertent
>posting my self and at least two of my e-corespondents have received
>bombastic hate mail
>from some one hiding behind the address an supposedly untraceable address.
>illiteracy coupled with a mind intended evil wants to attempt to exacerbate
>a situation caused
>by my placing a private communication on this list.
>In 1348 in defence of Joan of Kent Countess of Salisbury King Edward lll
>said all aptly "Honi soit qui mal y pense".
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "John S. Quarterman" <email@example.com>
>Sent: Monday, June 19, 2000 6:33 PM
>Subject: purpose of this list
> > Folks,
> > It is sad that I have to say this, but it seems that I must remind
> > all of you about the purpose of this list.
> > The Sinclair Family Discussion List, firstname.lastname@example.org, is for
> > discussions of history, genealogy, family matters, or anything else
> > that is related to Sinclair family.
> > However, it is *not* for ad hominem attacks, pursuing vendettas,
> > or sending hate mail to other list members; not even off the list.
> > Now I am merely the guy who maintains the mailing list. So you may
> > be wondering what do I have to say about anything anyone sends off
> > the list. Well, in my mind, it's like this. You're all chatting
> > in my living room. If one of you then goes outside and is followed
> > by another who makes threats, I don't like that. That's not what
> > I am running this list for. My tolerance is very high, but it does
> > not extend that far.
> > Therefore, I am faced with two possibilities if this occurs.
> > 1) I can stop running the list. This means either someone else takes
> > it over (quite possible), or it simply stops (also possible).
> > 2) I can remove from the list anyone for whom I have evidence of
> > threats against anyone else on this list. I will not act on hearsay.
> > But if anyone provides to me a message demonstrating a threat or ad
> > attack by one list member against another, I will remove the threatener
> > from the list immediately.
> > Now it may be that (2) is not acceptable to the list members,
> > or to the various clan organizations, or to the Chief.
> > If so, speak now. I would be just as happy to take option (1)
> > in that case.
> > This list is, from my point of view, my personal hobby.
> > I maintain it because I and others find personal enjoyment
> > in it. I am not willing to spend my personal time on it
> > if it is to become a vehicle for threats or attacks against
> > its members.
> > This is a sad day when I have to say these things.
> > But that day has come.
> > Thanks,
> > John
> > --
> > John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
> > [ This is the Sinclair family discussion list, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [ To get off or on the list, see http://www.mids.org/sinclair/list.html
>[ This is the Sinclair family discussion list, email@example.com
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