After a legal fight with the government Telstra has managed to get it’s filthy mits on sensitive government documents in relation to the the OPEL (Optus / Elders) deal conducted by the previous Australian government.
I always say 1337 Speak is lame but this eye chart takes 1337 lameness to a new level.
Remember this is only for testing purposes and not the final release of Firefox 3.
Hello everyone here is your Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for February 2008.
British Olympic chiefs have forced athletes to sign a contract or face being banned from traveling to the Beijing Olympics. The contract is essentially a gag order preventing the athletes from speaking about China’s human rights record.
At the 1938 Olympics the English Soccer team was given an order to perform the Heil Hitler Salute.
TheMetroWineCo appears to think it is a good idea to send unsolicited email to people. Personally my message to them is this, “You can shove your wine bottles up your ass fucking spamming wankers”.
Today I received and a number of people I know received a spam email as follows.
‘Quality wine delivered to your home or office’
Subscribe this month to receive an extra 10% off your first purchase*
Ordering through The Metro Wine Co. is the most secure way to enjoy wine conveniently delivered to your home or office.
Specialising in end of run products, bin end wine and cancelled export orders at a fraction of the cost of normal Recommended Retail Price (RRP).
Specials this month include…
Bird in Hand ‘Two in the Bush’ Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2007 Our Price $13.50 per bottle RRP $20.00 per bottle
A fabulous blend of soft grassy characters and lively citrus fruit, fresh limes and nettles lead to a crisp palate with tropical fruit flavours and a zesty herbaceous finish. A perfect compliment to sunshine or a company luncheon any day of the week
Region - McLaren Vale
Renards Folly Shiraz 2006 Our Price $15.00 per bottle RRP $25.00 per bottle
Deep red with a vivid crimson rim in colour with lifted violets, complemented by blackberry, mocha and anise with subtle charry oak on the nose. The palate has rich full dark berry fruits opening up to complex layers of blackberry and spicy liquorice. The finish shows great length with silky tannins.
Region - McLaren Vale
To view all of this months wine offers double click on the attachment above.
Subscribe now for a chance to win a bottle of Penfolds Grange Bin 95 Shiraz 2001 valued at $550.00
If you wish to be on our monthly mailing list please reply with ‘SUBSCRIBE’ in the Subject Field or ‘UNSUBSCRIBE’ if you do not wish to receive regular updates. *By subscribing this month you will receive 10% off your first purchase, valid until 31st March 2008.
T 0414 356 246
F 08 8352 7264
The information in this e-mail may be confidential and/or legally privileged. It is intended solely for the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or any action taken, is prohibited and may be unlawful. No warranty is made that the e-mail or attachment(s) are free from computer viruses. If you do not wish to receive regular updates from The Metro Wine Co. you may unsubscribe by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with UNSUBSCRIBE in the Subject Field
The above email also include a PDF attachment, it’s basically an order form.
Now heres the problem, I never gave you my details, I never made any inquiry to you so what the fuck gives you the right to spam me.
Since I don’t like being spammed much heres the morons whois information.
Whois response for themetrowineco.com.au:
Domain Name themetrowineco.com.au
Registrar ID Bottle Domains
Registrar Name Bottle Domains
Registrant AUSTRALASIAN LIQUOR MERCHANTS PTY LTD
Registrant ID ABN 75094635211
Eligibility Type Company
Registrant ROID C4191346-AR
Registrant Contact Name Peter Pradun
Registrant Email email@example.com
Tech ID 2584345383
Tech Name Peter Pradun
Tech Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Name Server ns3.bottledomains.com.au
Name Server IP 22.214.171.124
Name Server ns4.bottledomains.com.au
Name Server IP 126.96.36.199
Now since this is an Australian company I’ve made a report to ACMA, and hopefully they get off their big faceless Government ass and do something about this guy.
Just for reference sake, the maximum fine for a breach under the Spam Act 2003 is AU$1,100,000. (10000 penalty units).
This email was also submitted to Spamcop.
Original Email (Modified to remove identifying information)
Phrases add to list:
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Please see original article for details regarding this and why you have received an email that has brought you to this site.
Today is Lisa McPherson‘s birthday.
There is a new version of Quicktime Alternative, version 2.40. Here is the new MSI file.
A new update to Firefox has been released.
List of fixes here