RE: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...

RE: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...

From: Rowe, Joshua <Joshua.Rowe§auspost.com.au>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 21:53:47 +1000
I have now received three unsolicited emails from Melbourne IT.

A copy of the email can be found here: http://joshrowe.com/melbit.html

Has anyone else received it?

The three emails were addressed to:

1. an email address which only appears in the "whois.aunic.net" database 
2. an email address which only appears in the "whois.inww.com" database
3. an email address which only appears in "whois.inww.com" &
"whois.aunic.net" databases

I was unable to find a email/privacy policy on either the Melbourne IT or
INWW web sites.

Opt-out doesn't work either - http://www.caube.org.au/optout.htm


Josh
--
Co-founder CAUBE.AU - http://www.caube.org.au

Note: any views expressed are my own and are not necessarily shared by my
employer.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Cameron [mailto:donc&#167;mudgeeab.com.au]
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 August 2001 9:28 
> To: dns&#167;auda.org.au
> Subject: [DNS] Melbourne IT Spam...
> 
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> Interesting... I just received my first-ever spam message
> from Melbourne IT to "undisclosed recipients"... sure there 
> is an unsubscribe link on the footer (after all the html junk 
> has downloaded)... however nothing about it being an opt-in 
> mail list... and of course I never advised them that I wanted 
> to receive this trash... it's just plain unsolicited spam - a 
> sign of times to come?
> 
> PS - I do hope the AuDA code of conduct will be compiled
> BEFORE the calls for competitive tender go out... it would be 
> nice for the companies tendering as well as the broader 
> community to know exactly what is acceptable behaviour before 
> committing to any contractual agreements.
> 
> Rgds, Don
> 
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