Fallen Sword

Ben Finney ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Thu Oct 22 05:00:03 CEST 2009

Richard Riley <rileyrgdev at gmail.com> writes:

> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
> > Reported to service provider as spam.
> Please don't reply to SPAM. You just make it visible to those of us
> with better filters. Hint : spammers do not read your reply.

I didn't quote the spam except to be clear which message I'm responding
to. None of the substantive content was quoted, and the spammer's
message is thwarted.

> And no one else is really interested in your reports either.

Others who might want the message reported can know that it has already
happened. I also see it as visibly advocating, by example, the practice
of reporting each and every spam message to the service provider that
was used to send it.

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_o__)                                                                  |
Ben Finney

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