Re: [Media] Dozens Charged in Crackdown on Spam and Scams
tmcgraw at spamcop.net
Wed Aug 25 12:25:55 EDT 2004
Steve Gilder wrote:
> "Paul Johnson" <baloo at ursine.ca> wrote in message
> news:877jrnyvhz.fsf at ursine.ca...
>>But the Direct Marketing Association is behind the push. Is *that* a
> This should probably be in .social but...
Nope. You can talk about anything BUT spam in .social.
> My opinion is YES. And here's why.
> I believe the Direct Marketing Association is the one of the main supporters
> of the U.S. Postal Service. How? They paid huges amounts of money to have
> the USPS deliver their junk mail.
> I also increase the amount the Direct Marketers pay the USPS. How? By
> removing anything in the junk that has my info on it (and run that thru my
> shredder), inserting the remainder in the postage free envelope and mailing
> it back to them. (My observation is that I get at least 2:1 pieces of junk
> mail to other mail. )
> It's my hope that by increasing the volume of mail (not paid for by my
> purchase of stamps) I can help to keep my cost of using the USPS lower.
> I encourage everyone to do the same.
You will make a lot of trees happy by filling out USPS form 1500 instead.
More information about the SpamCop-List