New anti-spam program worth a try. Most anti-spam programs take the form of add-ons to your normal e-mail program or service. And most rely on filtering, the effort to guess, usually imperfectly, which e-mails you receive are spam and which are legitimate. But I’ve been testing an anti-spam system that takes a better approach. It’s […]
“Completely rids your in-box of spam”? “Eliminate almost all junk e-mail messages”? Those sound like the kind of too-good-to-be-true claims you might expect to see in, say, a new piece of junk e-mail. But several Internet providers are making this pitch in all seriousness. They might even succeed, but not without forcing major changes in […]
Petition Wisconsin Legislature
Petition Wisconsin Legislature Lick A Stamp… Yes… actual paper letters! It takes a little more effort to print a letter and address an envelope. If you’re not sure of who your legislators are, check the Wisconsin State Legislature website look-up services: Who are my state legislators? The letter doesn’t have to be long: Two paragraphs […]
Petition U.S. Congress
Petition U.S. Congress The best way to communicate with your congressman is outlined by CAUCE, The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email. Please review http://www.cauce.org/congress/writecongress.shtml.
File FTC Consumer Complaint
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection provides a form that specifically mentions unsolicited commercial e-mail (spam): “If you have a specific complaint about unsolicited commercial e-mail(spam), use the form below. You can forward spam directly to the Commission at without using the complaint form.” Visit the FTC home page at: http://www.ftc.gov/
File Internet Fraud Complaint
The Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). IFCC’s mission is to address fraud committed over the Internet. For victims of Internet fraud, IFCC provides a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or […]
Regarding ICLS.net, we have posted a PDF of the scam faxes being sent by this company at http://www.kleininternet.com/newsletters/faxscam.pdf
Some of the more interesting spam scams of recent months trick PayPal customers into divulging personal or financial information by asking them to log into Web site that looks very much like PayPal’s own. They’ve been around for a while but appear to be growing more sophisticated and more convincing of late, Vancouver’s Derek K. […]
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THIS EMAIL AND REMOVE.ORG IS VERY SUSPECT! DO NOT PAY .95 MEMBERSHIP FEE. EMAIL WAS SPAM. THERE IS NO WAY THEY CAN STOP SPAM WITH THE TECHNIQUE THEY ARE USING. ACTUAL EMAIL FOLLOWS HERE: —– Original Message —– From: Lori Butler To: Sharron Kelly Cc: Karla Anderson; ; ; Andrea Manning; Bill Barnes; Mark and […]
SILICON.COM — July 7, 2003
SILICON.COM — July 7, 2003 –Fake domain name renewal spam warning — Firms told to be wary of unsolicited requests for .biz and .info registration fees Businesses are being warned about a spate of rogue firms spamming domain name holders with fake renewal notices asking for money. The spammers are targeting owners of .biz and […]