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Re: Question about Receiving Spam

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2005 09:35:25 -0500
To: dj bratpack <bratpack@hotpop.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1126362926.5199.20.camel@seabright>

Apparently you are receiving forgeries that claim to be from w3.org.
Please be assured that W3C does not send spam; we spend a significant
amount  of time fighting spam like everyone else. W3C mailing addresses
are widely available to "harvesters" as we have many public mailing
lists. In the future we expect to be able to enable recipients to
distinguish real mail from W3C from forgeries.

 - Ian

On Sat, 2005-09-10 at 05:43 +0000, dj bratpack wrote:
> I would like to know how to report spam that I receive from w3.org -
> especially considering that I receive a good amount of it yet
> everytime I try to report it to your site, I am told it was rejected
> because it was spam.
> I sent the current spam info to:  postmaster@w3.org  and needless to
> say it was rejected.
> By the way since I receive over 1,450 spams per month, I am reporting
> every incident to:  SPAM@UCE.GOV 
> Thanks for any assistance you can offer in this matter.
> bratpack@hotpop.com

Received on Saturday, 10 September 2005 14:36:19 UTC

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