From: Ed Guzis . <EdGuzis@cris.com>
To: (post) TenTec Mail Reflector <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Howard Smith <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, January 02, 1998 8:32 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Spamming to the Reflector
>Howard (and TenTec Mail Reflector subscribers),
>I am frustrated also with the Spams being sent to the TenTec Mail Reflector
>- I follow up on the Spams directly and ask that the Mail Reflector be
>removed from their mailing list + give a short "friendly" lecture at the
>same time. So far I have had good luck. The only other alternative I know
>of is to go to a completely moderated forum. I would have to approve each
>message before it can be posted. That is a "last resort" solution in my
>humble opinion. I would like to avoid it if at all possible and keep the
>information flowing freely.
>So please, in the future, put up with the infrequent Spams if you can.
>Know that I am doing what I can to prevent them from occurring. And
>please, if you have a problem like this that you would like to comment on,
>send it directly to me instead of posting it on the Mail Reflector. This
>will also help reduce unrelated mail.
>Ed Guzis, W9TW <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>TenTec Mail Reflector Administrator
>From: Howard Smith
>Subject: [TenTec] 3000 Sites New Red Hot Ad Service
>Date: Thursday, January 01, 1998 10:30 PM
>This is the second 'spam' that I have gotten from email@example.com.
>Isn't there some way
>that the 'Extractor Pro Bulk E- Mail Software' can be blocked from finding
>the reflector's web site? I really hate to see this kind of stuff arriving
>at my e-mail box.
>Howard Smith, WA9AXQ
Hi Howard and all.
I too get fustrated by spammers.. but there is an organization fighting to
clean up the spammers act.. and they have a free download that you can
install that allows you to send in reports of spaming to them and the
spammers ISP it's quite easy to use and eventuall allows ISP owners and
filters the spammers address from your computer.
you can get info at
Happy New Year,
73 Dave Kc1di
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