When will spam be banned?
can be written about spam that hasn't been already?
spam is a pain in the royal ass for Media Man Australia,
and millions, if not billions, of other Internet and
has shown that approximately 1% of spam gets replied
to, and even less than that actually make a purchase.
an e-mail filtering service has helped alleviate the
problem, but filtering can bring on other challenges,
like deleting e-mails that the recipient want's to
Man Australia's director, Greg Tingle, reports all
spammers to their ISP and Yahoo! in an act of vengeance,
but until spam is outlawed for good, any Yahoo will
be a far cry from Hooray!
there is a worldwide elimination of spam, by laws
that work, worldwide, spam will continue to hamper
the otherwise beautiful place we call the Internet.
Man Australia is pleased to report that the Governments
of the world are clamping down on spam, and many of
the spammers have ceased operation.
doctor is in, by Stan Beer - 22nd November 2005
man' wins gold - 16th February 2006
in Spam - The Buffalo News
Wars - How unwanted e-mail is burying the Internet
orders show spam's allure - Wired.com
spammed into going offline - Sydney Morning Herald
- 20th August 2003
another Windows worm clogs email inboxes - SHM - 20th
harassment to earn two-year jail term - SMH - 20th
launches net crackdown - The Australian - 20th August
closes on Blaster suspect - News Interactive - 29th
still spamming - News Interactive - 26th August 2003
turn internet into compost of chaos - Sydney Morning
Herald - 30th August 2003
'Master Blaster' - Sydney Morning Herald - 30th August
arrest Minnesota teen in Internet attack - SF Gate
- 29th August 2003
Teen Suspect Arrested - InternetNews.com - 29th August
'hates' spam, but acts belie criticism - The Washington
Policies on Software Distribution
Engineering Institute & Carnegie Mellon University
for Democracy and Technology
Junk e-mail headlines
Spam On The Internet
Moss Publications: Spam News
Network Abuse Clearinghouse
Competition & Consumer Commission
of Communications, Information Technology and the
Office for the Information Economy
High Tech Crime Centre
Industry Association: Security Portal
Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
Against Unsolicited Bulk Email, Australia
most e-mail users think they know spam when they see
it, it has proven surprisingly difficult to define.
Some of the most-common definitions being bandied
about in connection with plans to regulate spam are:
unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE), which excludes
unsolicited political messages and possibly outright
fraudulent ones; unsolicited bulk e-mail (UBE); unsolicited
commercial bulk e-mail (UCBE); and unsolicited electronic
mail solicitations (UEMS), which would include even
single unsolicited e-mails. Many e-mail marketers
prefer a definition that would require unsolicited
messages to be fraudulent, deceptive or objectionable
before they would be considered spam.
Warning to Spammers
not spam me, or any member of Media Man Australia,
or I will report you to the authorities, as I have
done to others before.
will be dealt with by the full effect of the law,
and then some!
Tingle is a new media entrepreneur, and has worked
for Australia's top ISP's. Greg also has interviewed
many of the worlds top cybercrime and technology experts,
Budde - Budde Communications
Tien - EFF
Wilding - Communications Law Center
Hitchcock - Working To Halt Online Abuse
Nevile - 12th International World Wide Web Conference
spamming to the perpetrator's ISP and your ISP. Be
clear that you want the spammer to be dealt with by
the authorities. Also be clear that you never requested
their goods or services.
can trace spam, by looking at the "hidden code".
Click on the properties section when you right click
the options part of the subject line. There are a
number of ways to do this.
can also do a search on the domain name.
name search services include:
IT - Who Is
- Who Is
- Who Is
spammers to law enforcement
are various law enforcement agencies where you can
the spam involves fraudulent or deception practices,
you can forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org
for the Federal Trade Commission to add to their database.
a Nigerian says they have millions of dollars waiting
for you to collect, forward the email with the subject
"419 sample - no financial loss" to email@example.com
for the US Secret Service to investigate.
Advance Fee Fraud (also called 419 Fraud) has been
going on since the 80's with faxes, and has recently
become common with email. If you receive faxes for
this, forward to the USSS on 202 406-6930 with a cover
sheet giving your contact details and stating "no
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