On Sunday 21 March 2004, john.allen at dublinux.net (John Allen) wrote:
>Well online.ie are still providing free webmail, pop, and imap.
And all the spam you can eat too. niall at online.ie is mine - fortunately I
never used it much, because it became a total spam sink, so much so that I
stopped checking it (it not only had a lot of spam, but the address had been
used on a lot of spam/worm mail, so it got a lot of 'You have sent us a virus'
I just checked now out of idle curiosity - there's over 15000 mails in the
account, all garbage (well, there might be some non garbage, but it's lost for
ever - I'm not checking it). Curiously, I don't get anything like the same
amount of crap to accounts I use much more. I can't help wondering if at some
stage, desperate for some cash, online.ie decided to sell their subscriber
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