[linux-audio-user] Re: public apology and withdrawal

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Tue Mar 29 22:24:48 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 20:33, Larry Troxler wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 March 2005 20:55, Jon B wrote:
> > > unfortunately, it is true that i signed noah up for spam - after
> > > receiving a bunch of spam yesterday, and with my troll-like rage still
> > > brewing over our exchanges, i expediently blamed noah and signed him up
> > > on one of the pages the spam led to.
> >
> > Why are you using real email addresses on a mailing list in the first
> > place?
> >
> Because it's rude not to?
> Honestly, are people's spam filters that bad that they can't handle this, or 
> is mine so bad in the other direction, that unbeknownst to me, I'm missing 
> most of the private mail I get?
> I always use my real email address on all the email lists I'm subsrcribed to, 
> and also on usenet, and also on all web based message boards.
> And yet, I at most I get about 20 unsolicited commercial emails per day, more 
> typically only about 5 per day.
> Again, since I seem to be the only one not worried about this problem, I 
> wonder if I'm somehow missing valid emails. But I don't think so, because I 
> haven't had any such complaints.
> So, what gives? What's the magical difference about my ISP that I don't have 
> to make life difficult for other people by mangling my email address, and 
> making them go through contortions to reply to me?

    I seem to be in about the same shape.  I only get one or two a day
that get through the spam filter.  Probably on the order of five per day
total.  I've only found two emails in the last year that ended up in my
spam filter that were valid.


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