Category Archives: Spam

Spam, spammers, and people who oppose them.

Ding, Dong, Rove Digital is Dead! And EstHost! And EstDomains! ;)

Today the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the takedown of a major cybercrime organization, known among antispam activists as Rove Digital. The FBI surprisingly gave significant credit to a number of other organizations, including Estonian police and several … Continue reading

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The Great Anti-Spam Locker Room Contest

I just about died laughing after I read the following thoroughly disrespectful and marginally safe-for-work blog on All Spammed UP, a site that comments on email and spam issues. Let nobody tell you that the people involved in the spam … Continue reading

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David Linhardt Snatches Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

And I couldn’t be happier. Here’s a link to the judgment (PDF File), which is posted on the Spamhaus web site. The final judgment: $3 to E360, costs for defending the lawsuit to Spamhaus. In my personal and strongly-held opinion, … Continue reading

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Spamazon, All Over Again

I recently upgraded my copy of CorelDraw. Many years ago Amazon had a bad reputation for spamming their customers, as well as the rest of the Internet, so I had not done business with them for almost a decade. They … Continue reading

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Kodak Shoots Itself in the Foot

Romer (Hanov3r) , a long-time anti-spammer acquaintance, blogged today about a breathtakingly arrogant, and frankly stupid, action by Kodak Corporation.  Some years ago he gave the Kodak Gallery, a photograph posting site, his email address for some purpose that he … Continue reading

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