At 12:35 AM 9/2/96 -0400, Dave Bigham wrote:
>I don't see much difference between the above example and an instance of my
>car breaking down in San Francisco (I live in Ohio), and my looking up
>Mechanics in the Yellow Pages. In this instance I am "talking about
>contacting individuals at random simply based on their presence" in the
Except that's what yellow pages are for -- looking up phone numbers.
Mailing lists are generally not a way for people who aren't on the lists
to get your email address -- they serve a different purpose.
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