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Re: [S-R] About spam and unsubbing

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  • marymaddock
    Hi, I m interested in remaining on the list, but I receive 2 of each message sent out. I m afraid if I follow the usual directions that I ll get taken off
    Message 1 of 1 , May 30 2:54 PM
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      Hi,
      I'm interested in remaining on the list, but I receive 2 of each message
      sent out. I'm afraid if I follow the usual directions that I'll get taken
      off altogether. Thanks for your help.
      Mary
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <mpetzolt2@...>
      To: <SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2002 8:19 AM
      Subject: [S-R] About spam and unsubbing


      > I have removed the person who recently sent the offensive spam posts --
      > as I do whenever I can catch a spammer. Unfortunately, spammers now
      > realize they have to sub to lists on certain servers like yahoogroups
      > and rootsweb in order to send spam, so it's just a fact of life on the
      > internet. No matter what block you have on your system, sometimes they
      > just get through. Just delete them and don't give them the satisfaction
      > of responding to them. Most of the time they just want to verify your
      > address is "hot" and then you get -more- spam (which is also why you
      > should -never- respond to those "click here if you don't want us to
      > send anything to you again" deals).
      >
      > Now, about unsubscribe messages---- that is a real problem on this list,
      > and one which frustrates me personally because the directions on how to
      > do this are out there, and yet people seem to think sending a message to
      > the list is going to do something. In the Welcome Message you get when
      > you join this list, as well as on the yahoogroups site for the list, it
      > clearly states how to unsubscribe. I am in the process of moving our
      > lists homepage, and it's not quite ready yet, but the list page is up at
      > http://community.webtv.net/slovakroots/slovakrootslist .
      >
      > If you need to or want to unsubscribe, please do that yourself by using
      > one of the above methods.
      >
      > As listowner, I have not been very active on this list for the past
      > year, due to personal illness. However, I am trying to get back into
      > things now, and I'll keep a more careful eye on things, but still, as a
      > computer user, it is the responsibility of each listmember to follow
      > directions and take care of as much as they can themselves.
      >
      > I think this is a great list for researchers... but we all have to do
      > our part and work together.
      > Soon I will be asking for your input on our new website.
      >
      > Thanks,
      > Maura
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