Re: Faire suivre-warning-avertissement


Subject: Re: Faire suivre-warning-avertissement
From: Pascale Trudel (sdragon@CAM.ORG)
Date: Mon Jan 18 1999 - 13:20:10 EST


J'ai reçu cet avertissement sur une autre liste à propos de cette même
pétition.

I have received this warning about the same petition on another list.

Pascale Trudel

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> Bonjour,
>
> La pétition au sujet de l'Afghanistan a été distribuée par
> la liste de distribution PAR-L récemment. Une abonnée nous
> a averties de NE PAS remplir et distribuer la pétition. Il
> semblerait qu'il s'agisse d'une lettre en chaîne qui est en
> train de paralyser le serveur de la personne qui l'a envoyée.
> Vous trouverez ci-dessous les détails envoyés par la
> journaliste Michele Landsberg à la liste PAR-L.
>
> Michèle Ollivier
> Coanimatrice de PAR-L
>
>
> Dear PAR-leuses,
>
> Because I saw the Taliban petition just as I was preparing to write yet
> another diatribe against the Taliban, I e-mailed the source to ask for
> further verification and information, and received the following very
> enlightening reply:
>
> Michele Landsberg
>
> reply follow:
>
>
> This is a recording. A Brandeis affiliate with good intentions but bad
> methodology started a chain letter last year.
>
> Please do not redistribute it. Please do not write with further questions
> or comments either to postmaster or to sarabande. The current rate of such
> messages is around 2000 per day and increasing. Do not reply to this email.
>
> For the time being, personal mail to sarabande@brandeis.edu is being
> delivered, but due to the geometric expansion of Internet chain letters of
> this kind, this will probably not be true for long. If you know
> sarabande's other email address, please use that for personal mail.
>
> If you wish to learn how to do something productive about the status of
> women in Afghanistan, please refer to the web sites run by Amnesty
> International, Human Rights Watch, and the Feminist Majority,
> http://www.amnesty.org/ http://www.hrw.org/ and http://www.feminist.org/
> respectively.
>
> The latter is sponsoring a *real* petition which should be sent *only* via
> physical mail or fax, where it might have some effect. Virtual signatures
> are virtually useless at best, and at worst lull people into believing
> that no real action is needed. The text you received was mostly
> plagiarized from the real petition (without credit or reference), but is
> different enough that it can not be accepted by the original organizers
> (regardless of how the "signatures" were gathered).
>
> For information on why Internet chain letters are never sanctioned by any
> responsible organization, please refer to:
>
> http://athos.rutgers.edu/~watrous/pbs-funding-chain-letter-petition.html
> http://www.wish.org/craig.htm
> http://www.nbi.dk/~dickow/stop-chain-letter.txt
> http://www.cancer.org/chain.html
> http://urbanlegends.miningco.com/library/weekly/aa021198.htm
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-run-adverts-00.txt
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-run-spew-07.txt
> http://ciac.llnl.gov/ciac/CIACChainLetters.html
>
> Please do not forward this message. Anyone who sends email to sarabande
> will get their own personal copy. Do not reply to this message.
> --
> Rich Graves <rcgraves@brandeis.edu>
> UNet Systems Administrator

> > >Objet:
> > > The Taliban's War on Women

> > >The Taliban's War on Women:
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Pascale Trudel
Studio Dragon
sdragon@cam.org
http://studiodragon.cjb.net



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