[SpamCop-List] Re: What about Remove links under CAN-SPAM?
nobody at spamcop.net
Fri Jan 30 12:59:31 EST 2004
"Bob Novell" <novell at att.net> wrote in message
news:4019ABA5.2010609 at att.net...
> If many legitimate companies, or individuals, begin sending out "legal"
> SPAM - emails which meet the requirements of CAN-SPAM - how in the world
> are we going to be able to figure out which Remove links we can use and
> which are merely the old "Respond to this and we will know that yours is
> a valid email address" Remove links?
> The only way to get someone to stop SPAMMING us, assuming they are
> following CAN-SPAM, is to use their Remove link but that can also lead
> to your simply confirming that your email address is valid.
> Any thoughts on how we tell people to handle Remove links. Up until now
> I, and everyone I know, have always told people to NEVER reply to SPAM
> or use a Remove link.
> What do we do now?
> Bob Novell
> P.S. CAN-SPAM or not, I'm still trying to find time to report every SPAM
> I get (filtered or not - when I have the time I download my filtered
> SPAM and report it) through SpamCop - but it takes a couple of hours
> each day to do so :-)
I personally LART them, since in all cases they also lie and tell me I
subscribed. One lie renders ALL of the spam content legally suspect.
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