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Uh Oh, Can Of Worms
From Jim on 24 July '99
replying to Re: I totally Agree, it's all Spam posted by marge

>and then there's the "the info you requested" or the "you subscribed to this list" (like FUN I did!)

My pet peeve is:

"This message is sent in compliance of the new email bill section
301, Paragraph (a)(2)(C) of S. 1618.."

or, in other words:

"My government has given me permission to send you spam..."

>I made the mistake of joining a newsgroup about three weeks ago;
>it pertains to my business...I didn't know NOT to put my addy in
>the 'reply to' line.

Ouch! Nasty. I highly recommend getting yourself a (free) Deja News
account. You get a dejanews.com email address which you use for
postings (you can have it forward to your own address) and it
automatically filters spam for you. Very useful for posting to
newsgroups.

http://deja.com/




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