Ralsky in jail?

We can hope, right? Update:  Unfortunately, the rumor was false.  This time!

Categorized as spam

Who’s next?

UK spammer jailed. 6 Years. Those Brits — always ahead of the curve!

It’s official — they can no longer roll their eyes

So, this email arrived this morning… Return-Path: askarana@hotmail.com Received: from hotmail.com (bay16-f9.bay16.hotmail.com []) by dselwyn.they.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id C451478003 for < *redacted*@they.com>; Tue, 8 Nov 2005 05:15:54 -0600 (CST) Received: from mail pickup service by hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC; Tue, 8 Nov 2005 03:15:44 -0800 Message-ID: Received: from by by16fd.bay16.hotmail.msn.com with HTTP; Tue,… Continue reading It’s official — they can no longer roll their eyes

Delightful news!

Scotty Richter has filed chapter 11. If only it would truly take. I wonder if he’ll risk spamming after the filing takes — he wouldn’t be able to hide quickly enough next time!

Categorized as funny, spam

Another stinking pile of an act of congress…

Spam News Politicians want to spam you. Their media consultants want to spam you. Throughout years of abuse of their constituencies, the house and senate did what they do best: nothing. When lawmakers in California finally got the message, and drew up a spam-fighting law with some teeth, however, congress finally lept into action: They… Continue reading Another stinking pile of an act of congress…

More on email is dead…

What a great story, what a terrible ending. They have a favorite quote: Mackay said such firms gave a bad name to the penis enhancement business .

Email is dead.

They did not want to recognise the evidence: Verisign and their wildcard fiasco preventing spam-blocking for forged, non-existent domains DDoS attacks taking out many effective blacklists Loud complaining about blocking email Inane bitching and sniping about tagging email An Oklahoma judge overriding the requests of 50 million people In short, you are all owned by… Continue reading Email is dead.

So much spam news, so little time

a new dnsbl, sbbl.they.com, is available for public use. Recommended usage is only as a high score within spamassassin (or similar). Shame on MAPS for screwing and harassing one of their ex-employees. They no longer use MAPS, but instead encourage everyone to investigate using SPEWS, Osirusoft, and to use (and if at all possible, support)… Continue reading So much spam news, so little time