[Project_owners] New Spam tactic

Jay Garcia Jay at JayGarcia.com
Tue Oct 7 00:02:36 EDT 2003

On 06.10.03 22:49, John Dobbins wrote:

--- Original Message ---

> Jay Garcia wrote:
>>Send a report to the abuse at TheISP address and if the ISP has an AUP
>>specifically stating that spamming is against policy, then the ISP may
>>terminate the connection.
>>Finding out who is responsible can be rather difficult and may require a
>>court order to do so because of privacy restrictions on the part of the
>>ISP. Let the ISP deal with it.
> Spammers grab an account expecting it to be cancled in a day or two, so 
> reporting it just nabs ametaurs.
> These are pros working for one of the sites that promise to raise your 
> ranking in google. They do it by having lots of pages that link to thier 
> customers sites. Cancel thier account and they will have another one 
> tomorrow.
> John Dobbins.
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Only a rank amateur would spam this address. How many project_owner
mails go out? It's akin to harvesting addresses off the secure server, IMHO.

Jay Garcia - Netscape Champion - Mozilla Champion
The UFAQ - http://www.UFAQ.org

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