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A blast from the past… an old anti-spam policy

Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Security, Technology

I was going over some ancient archives of my old web sites and found this gem.  I still believe this is how spam and spammers should be dealt with, and it’s a shame it never caught on.  This was originally published in late 1997 or early 1998. Unsolicited Commercial E-mail Policy Unsolicited commercial email (AKA […]

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Wow, the spam-bots are ubiquitous

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Rules, Technology

The blog has been around, what, a week?  Already I’ve had to block 9 IP addresses and two small networks for spamming activities. Some people’s kids…

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Dr. Squid’s Toolbars and Spam

Security, Technology

I am Yahoo! Yahoo!-Man That Yahoo!-Man. I do not like that Yahoo!-Man. Would you like some toolbar spam? I do not want it, Yahoo!-Man. I do not want your toolbar spam. Would you like it here or there? I do not want it here or there. I would not like it anywhere. I do not […]

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Scamming the scammer

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

It was a slow weekend at the Squid-o-dome, so I decided to actually read my spam to see if there was anything interesting. There wasn’t, of course, but hey, you never know. I did, however, receive this wonderful news: This is to inform you that you have been selected for a cash prize of 1,000,000 […]

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