Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Spam From ISI?

No, not USC's Information Sciences Institute, where I used to work, but the other ISI. Did I sign up for this, or are they actually spamming people?


From: ISI Research
Reply-To: ISI Research
To: R Van Meter
Subject: Breaking news for publishing authors
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 01:43:16 -0500 (15:43 JST)




As a publishing author represented within Current Contents (R),
Biosis Previews (R) and Web of Science, from ISI, you require
the latest news and resources to stay current in your research.
That's why we think you'll benefit from getting valuable research
information right at your desktop -- for free.


>From time to time, you'll receive e-mails with:

* "Call for Papers" requests from scholarly publishers
* News related to your field of scholarly research
* Information about journals and books in your areas of interest
* New product information connected to your field of research

The information you receive will help you discover groundbreaking
ideas and track the progress of the latest developments. And it will
give you opportunities to try important, new resources that can
change the way you conduct research.


We hope you will find this information convenient and essential to
your work.


Sincerely,

George Kowal
Marketing Manager
Scientific Direct
3501 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

-----------------------------------------------------
You have received this e-mail in the genuine belief that its contents
would be of interest to you. To not receive these messages from
Scientific Direct or other carefully selected organizations, please go
to our preference page.


Anybody got George Kowal's address? ISI should be a better company than that...

4 Comments:

At 3:01 AM, Blogger Futura ex esposa said...

Hello!
I am Argentinian and Yes, today I got an e-mail from ISI. That is the same e-mail. I don´t know that company and you?

See you!

 
At 10:37 AM, Blogger TOR Hershman said...

You have a extremely interesting blog

 
At 2:27 AM, Blogger Natalia said...

I've got the same type of email. What did you do with that finally? It feels like spam but who knows...

 
At 11:11 PM, Blogger Seamus Sweeney said...

Hi there,

Today I got a similar, in fact more "spam like" email ostensibly from the same man -


Dear Dr. Macsuibhne,

Please be aware that newly enacted e-mail legislation prohibits future contact with you if we do not receive a reply to this communication.

To ensure that you receive critical breaking news and information about your field, please reply promptly by clicking here. I am certain that you will find this information intriguing and essential to your work.

As a publishing author represented within Current Contents(R), Biosis
Previews(R), or Web of Science(R), from ISI, you require the latest
news and resources to stay current in your area of research.
That's why we think you'll benefit from getting valuable research
information right at your desktop. At no cost or obligation!

From time to time, we would like to e-mail you:

* "Call for Papers" requests from scholarly publishers
* News related to your field of research
* Information about journals and books in your areas of interest
* New scientific applications relevant to your field of research

If you would like to receive information from ISI(R) or other
carefully selected organizations, click here.

We hope you will find this information intriguing and essential to
your work.


Sincerely,

George Kowal
Marketing Manager
Scientific Direct
1500 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
USA

 

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