Re: Why Do We Die?

Michael S. Lorrey (
Tue, 02 Feb 1999 13:39:34 -0500 wrote:

> Earlier, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> > Putting misleading titles on your email is tantamount to mail and wire fraud.
> Now I receive the following message from him, with the misleading
> subject line of "Re: Why Do We Die?":

> I read Mike's message with the natural expectation that it would be
> relevant to the given subject. I therefore naturally assumed that it
> would describe why we die.
> But obviously Mike's message did not offer any reasons why we die.
> His only contribution was to describe his ethnic background. This was a
> very misleading subject title! According to Mike his action is tantamount
> to mail and wire fraud. Does anyone think Mike should now go to prison?

Did I have any commercial interest in this? No. case closed.... moreover, as a member of the list, you have agreed to receive the traffic of the list, so not only is it not commercial, it is also not unsolicited. Stop being so banal.

Mike Lorrey