Email Filters Catch Dolphins Along With Sharks - Ezine-Publishing
The problem is: how can we prevent the dolphins from being caught along with the sharks? The origin of 'spam'. SPAM is a pink canned luncheon meat immortalised in Monty Python's spam-loving Vikings sketch. In an Internet context, lowercase spam refers to unsolicited commercial or bulk email (such as get-rich-quick schemes, miracle cures, weight loss, Viagra, lotteries, loans, pornography and Nigerian sob stories) and allegedly originated in a MUD/MUSH community. Where does all the junk come from? Spammer...
21 Questions to Ask Any List Service Before You Sign on With Them - Ezine-Publishing
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