AOL - source of porn spam????

  -pops- 14:18 31 Aug 2003
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I remarked recently about the huge increase in the amount of revolting porn orientated spam I was receiving.

Although it is ably stopped by Mailwasher, There is still the opportunity to see the origins of it all.

I have noticed over the last week and more so over the last couple of days that ALL of this filth was from an AOL address. This "ALL" amounts to over 100 mails.

Has anyone else noticed this?

I was under the impression that this ISP was very much against all this sort of stuff and did their utmost to stop it, even to the extent of stopping legitimate mailings if they thought they were in excessive numbers.

Are these things actually coming through the AOL system or is AOL being spoofed?

Brian

  -pops- 14:26 31 Aug 2003

Sorry, slight correction. "ALL of this filth was from an AOL address" should read "ALL of this filth was from AOL addresses"

  john-232317 14:42 31 Aug 2003

Most of mine comes through business.ntl.com, cos in England i had virgin account but accessed it through ntl.

But i will admit 99.99999 of it comes from the beloved US of A, and most stuff is only available to yanks, so why they let it in is a mystery.

Why dont they just put a block on all yank emails crap ?

  -pops- 14:48 31 Aug 2003

I don't use AOL, this stuff just comes from AOL addresses.

Another thing that irritates is that they can't even spell words of four letters correctly;-))

  john-232317 16:55 31 Aug 2003

Bunch of tassers !!!!!..;-)

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