Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

Billy Abbott billy at
Wed Oct 15 15:15:50 BST 2008

On Wed, 15 Oct 2008, Paul Makepeace wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Roger Burton West <roger at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 06:13:09AM -0700, a bot claiming to be Ot??vio Fernandes wrote:
>>> I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn.
>> Ah well, I suppose it was useful to some people while it lasted. Now
>> I guess it's gone the way of Plaxo.
> Erm, LinkedIn was valued at $1bn a few months back...
> I'd say LinkedIn was more bozo-proof than Plaxo, but I guess no system
> is 100% bozo-proof :-)

I can't remember how big the "don't spam everyone in your address book" 
link was on linkedin. I wonder if it gets bigger or smaller when you get 
valued at $1bn...


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eating tiramisu with a long spoon.

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