Could it just be a subtle form of PR? 'Hey, look we are the good guys! Come
Maybe something lost in translation too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Curt Sampson" <cjs_at_cynic.net>
Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2003 7:59 PM
Subject: (keitai-l) Re: Docomo to introduce new anti spam
> On Thu, 6 Nov 2003, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > Are there really spammers sending mail from phones rather than from
> > outside DoCoMo's network?!
> Technically, it ought not be too hard. Just figure out the protocol that
> the external keyboards use, and simulate it with a computer plugged into
> the phone. It can type in and send thousands of e-mail messages per day,
> I would think.
> But given what the packet charges would amount to, I can't see it being
> very practical, unless you have a very targeted list. But if you did,
> people wouldn't be complaining so much about it being spam. So this sounds
> a bit odd....
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