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Excerpt: Many people hate automated emails.  I especially hate emails that look like this:From: do-not-reply-or-we-will-sacrifice-your-children@somecompany.comHi,Your order (#12345) has been shipped.  Thank you for your business.  This is an automated email.  Do not reply (because we hate talking to people, and besides we will sacrifice your children if you do!).Thank you,Some Company Inc.We've all gotten these emails.  What I don't understand is why.  It's just bad marketing.  You can argue that some people are used to this — but it's just plain anti-social.  Large companies especially can invest the time and money to create a Procmail script that parses out the order…

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