Susan Ziegler firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Sat, Apr 22, 2000 6:13 PM
Subject: Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security -Comment, P004807,
Whew, that's a long caption to put in an e-mail title.
My problem is not so much security (or maybe in a way it is). I have been getting an excessive number of e-mail advertisements for porn sites and I can't seem to get rid of them.
I have contacted an on-line attorney who deals with this type of thing and apparently, until more laws are passed, nothing can be done.
The big problem is that most of the headers are forged and when I send copies to the supposed source ISP they can do nothing. Occasionally someone is dumb enough to actually use their *real* ISP at which point I can have them removed. This is not the norm unfortunately and the person simply applies to another ISP or even the same one with another name.
I do not go onto any sites that would give anyone the idea that I would be interested in teen porn or any other type of porn. My home page is Pet of the Day. My bookmarks are filled with shopping sites, pet sites/shelters, eBay, ETrade, business sites, medical sites (I work for a medical publisher), games, and the like. None of these sites have anything to do with porn.
What can be done about this? My browser's message filters don't seem to work properly 'cause I end up having mail I want to receive tossed in my trash. Some of the items I can see nothing that would cause them to be trashed. Others, when I want to eliminate the "credit card" ads and MLM ads, throw legitimate ads that I want to receive in the trash because they say they accept credit cards or something similar.
Please help if possible.