Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

CLIFFORD ILKAY clifford_ilkay at
Tue Mar 3 22:51:58 UTC 2009

Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> CLIFFORD ILKAY <clifford_ilkay at>  said:
>> That doesn't make LinkedIn a spammer, as
>> someone implied earlier in this thread.
> Sure it does.  Spam is unwanted email.  From a  company, no matter the
> company or the intent of the user, unsolicited email /is/ spam by
> definition.
> From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
>   Spam
>       n 1: a canned meat made largely from pork
>    >>>> 2: unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in
>          bulk) [syn: {spam}, {junk e-mail}]
>       v 1: send unwanted or junk e-mail

How wonderful that you know how to use a dictionary. Good for you. Now,
if only you and others could exercise some common sense too. How likely
do you suppose it is that a professional networking organization that
counts amongst its members people like Steve Jobs, Guy Kawasaki, Sergey
Brin, and Seth Godin has to resort to spamming to get the word out?
(Hint: this is a rhetorical question.)

Clifford Ilkay
1419-3266 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
Canada  M4N 3P6

+1 416-410-3326
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