Geek Fact for May 3rd

In 1978, the first documented spam email was sent.

A marketer at the now-defunct computer firm Digital Equipment Corporation sent an email to 393 users of Arpanet, the computer network that eventually became the Internet. The recipients were not happy.

Read more at http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13777

1 thought on “Geek Fact for May 3rd”

  1. Hope this question comes up on Jeopardy. I could win a fortune with the facts I learn from you!

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