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2001-05-11
Nick M. is a twit on webprog that can't connect the dots, and actually spewed over a request to NOT cc: the previous respondant when replying to the list.

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Mr. Landy is an annoying twit. During a thread in the procmail list, rather than offering any answers or insights on a certain thread, he repeatedly posted that people should use spamassassin. Nothing more, just kept telling people how they were stupid for not using it. His posts themselves amounted to spam.

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Automobile-Portal.com is a spam site. They hunt around for other sites to "list" on their portal pages so that when people search for those other sites, their search results may land them at automobile-portal, where they can deluge the web visitor with banner advertising.

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John Oliver is the hostmaster of cts.com/hosting.com, and apparently doesn't take security reports seriously. Rather than simply forward *SIX* messages over the course of a 30 day period, which were addressed to him, as an official contact address for the domain/netblock in question, he chose to write scathing replies bitching about being addressed on something that should go to some other, nonpublished address. His first response wasn't something like "I've forwarded this to ..., please direct further reports there." No, it was a pissy attitude right from the get-go. Apparently, hosting.com doesn't take security reports (notifications of servers known to be infected with a virus) very seriously. If you're thinking of using them for hosting, keep this in mind -- if your hosted webserver becomes infected, it isn't their priority to actually DEAL with it, or to pass on the news to you as their customer.

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Totalpack.com spammed my hostmaster contact address with crud attempting to profit from the paranoia surrounding the Anthrax scare. Sickos.

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Myersgroup keeps spamming my hostmaster account. They apparently bought into a CDROM with email addresses on it, and despite complaints, continue to spam to those addresses. They also spam from a domain which they HAVE NOT registered, so they're soiling a domain they don't own.

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Winmag used to be a mailing list with a (semi-)useful tech tidbit and a big winmag advert. They closed the list quite some time ago, but elected to retain the subscriber list so that they could spam them. Since they believe SPAM is a valid marketing technique, then please feel free to spam them:

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