I receive a lot of spam - some 500-1000/day, including usually half a dozen ebay or paypal spoofs. But almost always they don't use my ebay address. The number has been decreasing. Just bounce the spoofs to spoof@xxxxxxxxxx or spoof@xxxxxxxxx They appear to be shutting them down. tOM On Monday, December 25, 2006 at 13:52, Richard Knoppow <pure-silver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote .. > I have used eBay just once. I ordered a manual from > someone who offers reprints. I did not bid on it but used > the "buy now" option. At the same time I began to set up a > Pay Pal account but never finished setting it up because I > found the seller would simply charge a credit card. Ever > since this transaction I've received tons of fisching > letters perporting to come from eBay or Pay Pal. I've > blocked some of them but I still get some. Some look quite > authentic but others have obvious spelling and grammatical > errors that are a tip off. Of course, I never answer any of > them. > Evidently, eBay does not do a very good job of protecting > private information sent to them. > Happy Hollidays to one and all. -- Quidquid latine dictum sit altum viditur -- ,__@ tOM Trottier _-\_<, 758 Albert St., Ottawa ON Canada K1R 7V8 (*)/'(*) N45.41235 W75.71345 +1 613 860-6633 <a href="http://Abacurial.com">Abacurial Information Architecture</a> Q, Q, </ </ This world, after all our science and sciences, is still (`-/---/-') a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical and more, ~~@~~~~@~~~~~~ to whosoever will think of it. --Thomas Carlyle ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.