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[aprssig] Amateur spam

Jim Duncan jdbandman at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 22 21:50:15 UTC 2007

These are email, Ken, not APRS messages... What are you doing these days?

Jim Duncan, KU0G

Ken Cechura wrote:

> They haven't made it to St. Louis, that I know of, however the "meeting
> tonight" and "net tonight" messages get a little annoying once in a while
> when you delete it, and it pops into your inbox 6 more times the same
> evening....   Is there a way to make the D700 ignore them? 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
> On Behalf Of 'Scott Miller'
> Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 4:23 PM
> To: 'TAPR APRS Mailing List'
> Subject: [aprssig] Amateur spam
> This isn't related to the recent HRO thing, but it reminded me of something
> else...
> Has everyone else gotten as many of these spam messages titled
> 'Radio-Amateurs+ART' as I have?  It's been going on for months.  The
> messages are apparenty from ON4AW, always sent from a different domain but
> most recently from mariaacke at misbuscadores.com.  I've responded every time
> asking for removal, and finally got a response - claiming that they've had
> 175,000 positive responses and that I should just ignore the message or
> remove my email from the internet (hah!) if I didn't want to see it again.
> The message itself is in poorly-written English and links to Dutch-language
> sites with some pictures of old rigs and text on art history.  Certainly
> nothing that warrants mass, unsolicited emails.  I can only assume that it's
> an attempt to drive traffic to the sites, so I won't include the URLs here.
> If everyone else is as fed up with this joker as I am, email them and let
> them know!
> 73,
> Scott
> N1VG
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73 de Jim, KU0G

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