Here's an interesting spam

From: Pete Turnbull <>
Date: Fri Apr 24 08:34:51 1998

On Apr 24, 15:38, Hotze wrote:
> This is very off topic, but anyway: Write a letter to the government.

Writing to *my* government isn't likely to do much good against most spam,
which tends to originate from US sites. All the UK ISPs I know of have an
anti-spam policy anyway.

> Reply to the spammers,

Not often a good idea, since the consensus seems to be that responses
merely confirm that the address they used is (still) valid.

I hadn't thought about the free email account idea, but I'm not sure I want
yet another account.

Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Dept. of Computer Science
						University of York
Received on Fri Apr 24 1998 - 08:34:51 BST

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