[clug] Google recruitment

Hugh Fisher hugh.fisher at anu.edu.au
Mon Jul 30 23:56:14 GMT 2007

David Tulloh wrote:
> It looks like Google has been spamming people off LUG lists.  They hit 
> the South Australian list last month, did many other people receive 
> their latest recruiting offer?
> http://www.linuxsa.org.au/pipermail/linuxsa/2007-June/thread.html#87395
> I've got to say I was a little torn by it, the ego stroke was good, even 
> though I realised that my address had just been harvested from somewhere.

Yeah. As you say, flattering at first, but also very obviously
from an automated search of some kind and no human involved
had actually looked at what was 'found on the Internet' before

	Hugh Fisher

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