Brian McWilliams, author of Spam Kings, has an interesting story over at his weblog. It seems one time newsgroup spammer Roy Giles is now using spam to raise money for a purported religious organization.
I think a couple of points are going to thrwart tangible action against Mr. Giles, so Spamroll is suggesting the online community put the kibosh on it.
Straight to the point (flame me all you want):
Roy runs his cute little operation from Texas, and whatever he is up to is under cover of “the better good”. I suspect he thinks he is untouchable.
I think he should be made an example of. Some other folks have perpetrated big time frauds (guys like Bernie Ebbers of WorldCom and Richard Scrushy of HealthSouth), and then tried to hide behind their faith. This isn’t only downright disgusting, but greatly harms the image of those who are ACTUALLY doing good via their religious affiliations.
Read the whole scoop at Spam Kings Blog: Spamming for the Lord.