Does anyone know who Laurence Canter is? Thier a major person in internet SPAM.
Looking on Google Groups, Laurence Canter used over 5 e-mail address to promote thier "Green Card Lottery" back in 1994 making THOSANDS of posts.
At http://news.com.com/2008-1082-868483.html in March 2002 c|net news.com caught up with Laurence Canter they claim they got $100,000-$200,000 from it
He is a partner in the law firm that launched the first major spam initiative on Usenet. As you pointed out, they flooded Usenet with green card messages in 1994 -- the first time anyone had done so...
I guess if you can't be famous, you might as well be infamous