Iraqi card deck fad sold via spam

Jun 10, 2003 17:30 · 66 words · 1 minute read

The NY Times chronicles how the Iraqi card deck was successfully sold via spam.

Hundreds of millions of e-mail messages about the cards have been sent since, and some 1.5 million decks have been sold by

C’mon, folks! It’s stories like this that explain why I get so much spam! If people would just refuse to buy goods from spammers, these marketing campaigns wouldn’t work.