Re: [OT] spam advice
On Thu, 5 Dec 2002 23:02:53 +0000
email@example.com (Hugh Saunders) wrote:
I tried this with one of my old email accounts for about a month.
Around one forth of the links did not work, of the ones that did the
mail kept comming.
In addition I got new mail from the companies, so I had to get a new
So do not email them., just filter and practice sane email habbits like
having multiple email accounts.
> at the bottom of many spam-type emails there is a get out clause or
> something to remove my name from the database. Surely clicking on this
> link/sending an email to the adress specified simply verifies that
> your address is valid?
> Is it adviseable to attempt to use these measures to be removed from
> lists? or just keep on writing filitering rules?
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to firstname.lastname@example.org
> with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact