Saturday, June 14, 2008

The Father of Spam

Do you know the guy below ? Probably almost all of us ( or should I says none of us ) know who he is? But he had be an important people in IT networking world.

GaryThuerk Gary Thuerk, he was the FIRST SPAMMER in the world. On the 3rd May 1978, he sent out the first spam over the network of government and university computers known as the ARPAnet. A marketing manager for Digital Equipment Corp., he wanted to publicize open houses in Los Angeles and San Mateo where the company's latest computers would be unveiled. There are several thousands of scientists in ARPAnet and he want to invite all of them!

Read more from...

Reaction to the DEC Spam of 1978 ,

The Father of Spam

No comments: