27 November 2004

Test: Newspaper forwarding [Case study: Guardian Unlimited: Florida twisters dial up a fortune from Brits]

Update 27-Nov-04, UTC 19:30:00


1. Content. The system sent the entire article -- this blog has been edited to remove the rest of the article.

2. Original title of blog: "Guardian Unlimited: Florida twisters dial up a fortune from Brits"

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Original blog entry

Test Message spotted this on the Guardian Unlimited site and thought you should see it.

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27-Nov-04, UTC 17:43:06

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Florida twisters dial up a fortune from Brits
Internet 'rogue dialler' swindles have caught out as many as 80,000 home computer users. Rupert Jones reports
Rupert Jones
Saturday November 27 2004
The Guardian


What's the link between trade union official Alan Scrimgour, his telephone bill, a mysterious "cyber-porn" company called Edvan Solutions, and the US president's brother, Jeb Bush?

The answer is that they have all found themselves involved in the strange saga of a "rogue dialler" internet swindle of the type highlighted by Jobs & Money earlier this year. This scam is continuing to rip off home computer users - it emerged this week that as many as 80,000 people have complained of being fleeced by rogue diallers since the start of this year.

[Rest of article is available through Guardian, redacted because of copyright]

Copyright Guardian Newspapers Limited

Update 27-Nov-04, UTC 19:30:00


1. Content. The system sent the entire article -- this blog has been edited to remove the rest of the article.

2. Original title of blog: "Guardian Unlimited: Florida twisters dial up a fortune from Brits"

3. Notice the auto-formatting of the text below, unlike Yahoo auto-signature.

4. Time Lag: 74 minutes.

5. Notice the display of "from": "Test Message spotted this ..."

6. Last comment.

Original blog entry

Test Message spotted this on the Guardian Unlimited site and thought you should see it.

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Note from Test Message:

27-Nov-04, UTC 17:43:06

This is a test forwarding message.

"From e-mail" does not match blogger settings.
-------

To see this story with its related links on the Guardian Unlimited site, go to http://www.guardian.co.uk

Florida twisters dial up a fortune from Brits
Internet 'rogue dialler' swindles have caught out as many as 80,000 home computer users. Rupert Jones reports
Rupert Jones
Saturday November 27 2004
The Guardian


What's the link between trade union official Alan Scrimgour, his telephone bill, a mysterious "cyber-porn" company called Edvan Solutions, and the US president's brother, Jeb Bush?

The answer is that they have all found themselves involved in the strange saga of a "rogue dialler" internet swindle of the type highlighted by Jobs & Money earlier this year. This scam is continuing to rip off home computer users - it emerged this week that as many as 80,000 people have complained of being fleeced by rogue diallers since the start of this year.

[Rest of article is available through Guardian, redacted because of copyright]

Copyright Guardian Newspapers Limited

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