I don't get any Spam :-(

  graham 16:57 30 Mar 2003

I am on AOL, no mailwasher or anything. How come I don't get any spam or pornogrophy? I feel left out.

  A15 17:00 30 Mar 2003

I was on a coupleof months before the spam started! If you really want lots of spam invent yourself a nice short, easy to work out Hotmail account :-)

  graham 17:03 30 Mar 2003

Two years.

  A15 17:07 30 Mar 2003

That put paid to that idea! Perhaps you should ring up & complain :-) Wouldn't be long before that phone call was doing the rounds in staff training!

  t_o_m 17:08 30 Mar 2003

You lucky person! I am on AOL too and I never used to get any spam but over the past few months, I've been getting between 2 and 10 emails containing spam every day.

  he he :-)™ 17:11 30 Mar 2003

been on AOL for years and had no spam

  anchor 17:12 30 Mar 2003

I would suggest that you have never given out your e-mail address on any feed back, or trial download sites.

I saw today that even requesting a catalogue by post from Staples Office Supplies in the UK requires you to give an e-mail address. In their terms an conditions, well hidden away, is the following:

"The personal information you provide to Staples consists of your name, your postal and e-mail addresses, other contact details as well as order, delivery and billing information; it will be maintained as part of our customer records for the purposes of credit checking, direct marketing, orders delivery and product purchase history. You may also receive news and marketing offers from other Staples companies and Staples’ business partner vendors. This information will be stored, namely, on our centralised database in the United States".

  he he :-)™ 17:50 30 Mar 2003

er... no I give my email address out to a lot of companys but if u look it usually says do u wan't to recive it or not with a box next to it.

  colberly 18:24 30 Mar 2003

I have been with them for over 4 years and I do still get some spam even though I usually delete it without opening. Porn spam which I get occasionally is forwarded to AOL as a matter of course.

  kimjhon 18:56 30 Mar 2003

Have used OE and BT for 30 months.
Get one piece of spam every month.
Subscribe to six newsletters. Post on newsgroups etc.
Something wrong with me?

  watchful 19:07 30 Mar 2003

Neither do I. I'm not complaining.

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