Mudcat Café message #948416 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #59388   Message #948416
Posted By: Liz the Squeak
08-May-03 - 04:00 AM
Thread Name: BS: Spam and Porn - how to get rid of it?
Subject: RE: BS: Spam and Porn - how to get rid of it?
Well, I'm trying out the Spamcop freebie for a while... see if that stops the buggers!

One rule I didn't see here, NEVER click on the bit that says they'll remove you from their list if you want... they will remove you from that particular list and put you on another, because they've just had confirmation that they have a viable working address.

If only it were so easy to do it with the junk mail I get through my door (7 pieces today, total mail count, 7)!

We bought a brand new computer, got it home, set it up and on setting up the internet connection, got several mails immediately - one usual 'welcome to Outlook' mailing and the others all Russian porn from someone called Svetlana! Took months to get rid of that, and could have had terrible consequences should we ever have been investigated by Social Services!