28/09/2000 03:17 PM
This is one of many variants of this Joke/Hoax:
This computer has just been infected by the Discount Virus.
Due to budgetary constraints we have had to let our programming staff go. We are counting on you to use the honor system.
Please erase all of the files from your hard drive and then send this message to the first 50 people on your mailing list.
Please ignore any messages regarding this "hoax" and do not pass on any messages regarding it. Passing on messages about this hoax serves only to further propagate it.
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