Why is junk email called spam? The history of spam

Unsolicited email earned the name "spam" because it resembled a Monty Python skit where a chorus of Vikings drowned out other sounds by singing "spam, spam, spam."

Early digital marketing pioneers contend that spam is actually an acronym for Simultaneously Posted Advertising Message.

The first spam email may have been sent in 1978 by a Digital Equipment Corporation salesperson to announce a product presentation. Source: The New York Times, February 9, 2003.

Index of /rizalhotlink

      Name                    Last modified       Size  Description

[DIR] Parent Directory 12-Jul-2004 00:38 - [TXT] Clock.html 23-Jun-2004 21:52 2k [TXT] Clock2.html 23-Jun-2004 21:58 1k [TXT] HelloKitty.html 26-May-2004 02:16 1k [TXT] HelloKittyPage.html 26-May-2004 02:22 3k [TXT] Hitzfm.html 16-Jun-2004 22:58 1k [   ] Resume.doc 11-Sep-2004 06:16 77k [IMG] Rizal.jpg 11-Sep-2004 06:16 6k [TXT] adv.html 23-Jun-2004 22:58 2k [TXT] era.html 25-May-2004 22:27 2k [TXT] erafm.html 16-Jun-2004 22:40 1k [IMG] g01.jpg 19-May-2004 18:42 43k [IMG] g02.jpg 16-Jun-2004 22:56 66k [IMG] g021.jpg 19-May-2004 18:42 51k [IMG] g03.jpg 16-Jun-2004 22:17 71k [IMG] g031.jpg 19-May-2004 18:42 48k [IMG] g04.jpg 16-Jun-2004 22:49 70k [IMG] g041.jpg 19-May-2004 18:42 45k [IMG] g05.jpg 19-May-2004 18:42 48k [TXT] index13aug05.html 16-Jun-2005 19:22 1k [TXT] index2.html 02-Dec-2003 19:19 3k [TXT] index3.html 16-Jun-2004 22:56 2k [TXT] index4.html 26-May-2004 02:25 2k [TXT] index5.html 16-Jun-2004 23:08 2k [TXT] index6.html 06-Jul-2004 18:10 2k [TXT] index7.html 23-Feb-2005 00:43 1k [TXT] lightfm.html 16-Jun-2004 22:59 1k

1