University of Michigan students spammed with 'Hotline Bling'

Drake performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP)

On Tuesday, someone started spamming University of Michigan students over email with the lyrics to Drake's "Hotline Bling," one lyric at a time.



Accounts of the spam hit Twitter Tuesday afternoon, all originating from the email hotlineblingboi@gmail.com. Students seemed confused and irritated.



Neither the university nor any of the students tweeting about the spam seemed to have an idea of who was behind the prank.


The Michigan Daily reports that the email prank my actually violate University of Michigan policy.

"You may not communicate or act under the guise, name, identification, email address, signature, or indicia of another person without proper authorization, nor may you communicate under the rubric of an organization, entity, or unit that you do not have the authority to represent," says the University of Michigan Standard Practice Guide, in guideline SPG 601.19.

So far, no one has come forward to take credit for the emails.
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