The Abundance of Spam Mail
l.cranswick at dl.ac.uk
Thu Jul 15 09:45:45 EST 1999
Have added the below address to one of my links pages -
but main query is - how much spam do you tend to get after a posting?
I tend to average receiving one to ten spam mails a day but it is tends to
be quite easy and quick to do "delete". Are spammers more dedicated
at targetting US based Email addresses?
In article <378C735A.D7A0CCF3 at chemistry.gatech.edu> "Chad C. Sines"
><chad.sines at chemistry.gatech.edu writes: This is a little off topic I know,
>but I feel it is relevant. I am a crystallographer and a frequenter of
three >main crystallographic news groups, this being one. Mostly I read the
>postings, but I do occassionally post or respond to them. I have been very
>annoyed at the amount of spam postings we have received. I have also been
>receiving many to my email address apparently from some louse grabbing my
>email address from postings.
>I have found a FREE reporting mechanism at http://spamcop.net/ I
>stumbled upon it by accident. It will make all the necessary reports to
>network administrators concerning spam email and newsgrou postings. It
>is able to get through phony email addresses by reading the headers. It
>takes me less than a minute to do this and I have received responses
>from the administrators with news that the person had been dealt with.
>It's just a thought. If spamming doesn't bother you, then I am sorry to
>have bugged you.
Lachlan M. D. Cranswick
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