[SpamCop-List] Re: What to forward to FTC
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Wed Jan 21 15:18:34 EST 2004
In article <bumidj$ia9$1 at news.spamcop.net>, Michael Lefevre <michael.spamcop at michaellefevre.com> writes:
> John Marion wrote:
>> I don't get a lot of spam anymore but half of it is Paris Hilt0n for
>> FREE. I don't normally forward porn to the FTC, but I can't figure the
>> deal. Why would anybody spam me with Paris Hilt0n porn if they don't
>> plan to make a buck off me?
> Just because an offer includes the word "FREE" doesn't mean they don't
> plan to make a buck off you. Assuming they're not simply complete lies
> (always possible with spam), you won't get the "free" until you have paid
> for something else.
>> Do you put this in the "Unsolicited
>> Commercial E-mail" category or is it different somehow?
> It's pretty safe to assume this kind of thing is commercial.
And of course the sender had proclaimed it commercial if they use
the ".com" top level domain :-)
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