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June 2005

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December 2004

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November 2004

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October 2004

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Troop request not political


Hostage killed

The personal is political

Jobz for the Boyz

Dear Mike, Iraq sucks

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September 2004

Do what you will

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Perish the thought

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August 2004

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July 2004

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June 2004

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January 2004

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Camp Xray

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Young people

Oh happy day!

Making a profit?

David Kelly

Row over 'sexed up' report

TA sent to Iraq

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Ink Cartridge scandal

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Uploaded: 05 July 2003

What to do with email Spam.

The only way to deal with Spam is to delete it. Most Spam emails offer something called an unsubscribe option. Do not ever respond, far from being an unsubscribe option, responding merely affirms that they have found a live email address, your address will promptly be added to a list of addresses, copied to a CD, which is then sold on to other spammers. By responding in any way you open the floodgates for more.

The Spamhaus Project

With all of Europe set to implement Opt-in legislation by October, Europe has taken the lead in banning spam. But the United States is going in the opposite direction, legislating Opt-out instead of Opt-in and looks set to explode the spam problem many times worse than it is today, incredibly by actually legalizing spam instead of banning it. US Congress is just months away from giving Unsolicited Bulk Email the green light and unleashing the spamming power of 23 Million American businesses onto an Internet which already can not cope with the billions of unsolicited bulk mailings sent by just 200 businesses.

The Spam Definition and Legalization Game

The anti-spam community got caught off guard, not realizing that spammers were trying to redefine the word "spam" in order to confuse law makers and legalize Unsolicited Bulk Email. Out-of-the-blue spammers began touting a new definition, redefining "spam" to mean "that which we do not send". The notoriously pro-spam Direct Marketing Association to everyone's surprise (or not) stated that "Spam" was "only porn and scams, sent fraudulently" and all normal spam was magically "not spam". 



Keith Lindsay-Cameron 2003

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