[Haskell-cafe] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

Brandon Allbery 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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