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Spam for the 19th Century!


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#1 noodle

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 01:28 PM

If you thought spam was just a twenty-first-century thing, think again. As usual, most things that seem new have pretty deep roots. Most of us can see spam's ancestry in junk mail, but it was being delivered electronically a century and a half ago. The Times of London published this complaining letter on May 30th, 1864:

 

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 01:04 AM

Nice find.  :tolt: