A few weeks ago I got this piece of Comment SPAM in my e-mail: A new comment on the post #94 "Does Spam Work?" is waiting for your approval http://jonwestfall.com/2007/04/does-spam-work/ Author : Make Money Online with Mr. X E-mail : email@example.com Comment: HELP! I’m currently being held prisoner by the Russian mafia and being forced… Continue reading Send Spam or WE KILL YOU!!!
So got this today, and I really doubt that I’m going to approve it – despite it’s gracious tone! Holes in the wall is especially classy! A new comment on the post #343 "Stupid People Alert: LOE: What do you mean I can get an STD from that???" is waiting for your approval http://jonwestfall.com/2005/10/stupid-people-alert-loe-what-do-you-mean-i-can-get-an-std-from-that/… Continue reading Ah… Comment Spam
If you've ever tried setting up an exchange server at your home, small business, or on any server that doesn't have a 100% reliable 100% always-on connection, you've probably needed a tool like PopRoute. PopRoute lets you "pop" your external POP3 accounts and route the mail from them into an Exchange Inbox. It's perfect for… Continue reading PopGUI for PopRoute GUI
One of the most annoying plagues to hit the Internet in the past few years (aside from angst-ridden teenagers on MySpace, YouTube, etc…) is unsolicited commercial email advertising (i.e. SPAM). One argument I hear made time and time again is that the reason SPAM persists is that it works. People actually buy things as a… Continue reading Does Spam Work?