[geeks] to click on "unsubscribe" or not...?
alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Jul 2 15:26:17 CDT 2009
Mike Meredith wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 15:25:04 -0400, hike wrote:
>> NEVER respond to SPAMMERS
>> you will only encourage them
>> (answering proves that your email address is "live"
> I don't think I did suggest responding. And responding to addresses in
> the message headers just isn't going to reach any spammer ... they're
> pretty much all forged.
> (There's a slimy bunch of critters who claim a "previous business
> relationship" (genuinely) that don't strictly qualify as spammers but
> are almost as irritating; they will have valid email addresses in the
> headers although the reply address is almost certainly a black hole)
And anyone who claims "This message is not spam because" and goes on to
cite, iirc, SB1618, *which never passed*, they're a spammer ... it
makes a good way to detect spamming businesses that are trying to
pretend they're not spammers.
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