-=PCTechTalk=- Re: Mail

the local RCMP? prey tell what?
ML
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roy Hanson" <printerman@xxxxxx>
To: <pctechtalk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 6:00 PM
Subject: -=PCTechTalk=- Re: Mail


for the ones that want to give you millions of dollar (Africa), I
emailed it to the local RCMP. they are always interested in this.

DH Holmes wrote:

>Don, With respect, I must take issue with you when you say that what I
>call spam is not so.  My dictionary defines spam as unwanted email or
>canned meat, predominantly pork.
>
>The burdenful mail that I call spam mainly consists of requests to
>assist in the transfer of, usually, millions of dollars or pounds, with
>5-10% or more coming to me for helping.  Another ploy is to tell me my
>email address has won a lottery etc, etc.
>
>I have not asked for this, and I believe it is the marketing of email
>addresses that has initiated this influx of mail - anything from 10 to
>30 postings a week. More in fact, because my ISP filters a lot of them
>out.
>
>This is all spam, most people, including me, believe. And these do
>provide email addresses for one to respond to. These are the ones I want
>to eliminate - nothing to do with virii, viagra, or anything else. Money
>and/or lottery wins.  They are a PITA, and if it annoys the perpetrator
>to bounce them, good job.  I still have my old email address aliased to
>the new, but, any time now that will change, and all those postings will
>be bounced anyway, won't they.
>
>May I, again with respect, suggest you review your definition of'spam'
>Don. Yours is frightfully and unrealistically narrow, by being
>restricted to viruses breeders.
>
>Cheers,
>
>Rick H
>
>
>Don wrote:
>
>
>>Please show me a SPAM that wants you to REPLY to the spam.  You don't 
>>REALLY
>>think that a spammer would make it that easy do you?  Spammers and viruses
>>do not want you to reply to the message... they want you to click on a 
>>link
>>IN the message.
>>
>>99.99999999999999% of the time a bounced SPAM will not return to the 
>>actual
>>sender.
>>
>>Please note, that a lot of what you probably call SPAM is not, by
>>definition, spam.  That is because you asked to receive it as part of the
>>terms for registering at a website or subscribing to a service.  E-mail 
>>that
>>comes to you because asked for it, may indeed get bounced back to the 
>>actual
>>sender.
>>
>>Don
>>
>>
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