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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x05 James Veitch: This Is What Happens When You Reply To Spam Email
TV-PG

  • 2016-01-08T05:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, weeks-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.

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