TED Talk: Trolling a Spammer

Back in the early days of spam, I did try replying to a few, but I never got anything like this.

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

https://embed.ted.com/talks/james_veitch_this_is_what_happens_when_you_reply_to_spam_email

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From TED Talk: Trolling a Spammer published August 15, 2017 at 09:11AM.

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