Robert Bacal (email@example.com) wrote: : : rather staggering, either way you cut it, my guess is you are one of : the most prolific newsgroup posters, aside from the commercial : spammers...that takes time, sir. : : But apparently, you aren't aware that technically by the standards : that some ISP's provide, you are spamming the net (abuse of the
Then so are you, if you bother to check the headers (which most people don't bother to do.)
: : What is also interesting is that I am betting that you are not paying : for your account...does the cost come from the public purse to send : 5000 messages+? If so, is this not an abuse? And if Purdue pays for : you to send these largely professionally irrelevant messages from your : academic account, how do you justify your theft of resources?
How is it theft if Purdue allows it?
: : How does that help your students, or contribute to your research? :
Considering that many of his posts are related to education, I think that the answer is obvious.
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