Re: [Slovak-World] Non Slovak Again
- Hello everyone: Thanks for your help and suggestions. One thing about
Slovak World is that we are sort of like Slovak, "Brothers and
Sisters." Yes, Paul there is a lot of stuff I want and I don't want
to send it too la-la land before checking it out. Some of these
characters out there, surely have ruined email as we once knew it. It
is a shame!
Thanks again to all who emailed me on Spam. I guess it is a loseing battle.
At 05:55 PM 1/23/2007, you wrote:
>The company for which I work has spent a lot of money on spam
>interdiction. To date, the effort has not been worth the effort - it
>still gets in. Remember that spam eliminators are not infallible,
>and there's a risk that you'll be filtering out stuff you want. Some
>people hit the button on spam that says "Unsubscribe Me" - that's
>the worst thing possible to do. If you give it a few days to
>propagate, you'll find more spam than ever. Reporting agencies are a
>joke, and the laws (if any) are rarely enforced and difficult for
>courts to interpret, especially when much of this stuff is hosted
>offshore, where our laws do not extend. NEVER, EVER bite the hook
>for one of those free spam utilities they offer online - they
>usually install spyware and other malware on your computer that are
>exceeding difficult to remove, when you become painfully aware that
>you made a big mistake.
>What I did was to set some rules in my mail client that looks for
>certain keywords (i.e. Viagra, etc). Once you get used to doing
>this, and it does take some effort and inspection of the spam you
>get, I find it equal to or better than the stuff you can purchase.
>Just my opinion.
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 9:39 AM
>Subject: [Slovak-World] Non Slovak Again
>Hello Slovak Knowledgeable Computer Experts:
>I know, you too are getting inundated with spam and junk mail. I no
>sooner learn how to rid some of them, and they come up with new
>phoney subject lines and who it is from. Of course, I hit the delete
>key, but my finger is getting worn out!
>What is the best spam program?
>Problem is, it probably gets rid of stuff that I'm interested in but
>how do I separate the good from the bad. Of course...what is good spam?
>Any help in this matter will be appreciated. All messages will come
>through because I don't have a spam eliminator. The Nigerians, Lotto
>winners, penny stock (real pain in the butt) phoney drugs, all the
>major banks plus phoney ebay, checking out for discrepancies. Of
>course, I don't answer any, never did...but they are getting out of
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