[Haskell-cafe] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn
allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 20:49:20 CEST 2012
On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 2:21 PM, damodar kulkarni <kdamodar2000 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, but by looking at the way the message is
> created, I think, LinkedIn is acting a kind of spammer these days. Shall we
> lodge protest against it as a community?
What happens is that anyone who joins is pushed to run their contact list
through them "to look for connections", then LinkedIn sends an invitation
to any address not already noted as a member. So it's spammy but in an
especially slimy user-initiated way.
brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
wandering unix systems administrator (available) (412) 475-9364 vm/sms
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