[FoRK] Infinite unsubscribe?

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 8 13:11:57 PDT 2012


Fax?
On Sep 8, 2012 4:02 PM, "Stephen Williams" <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

> So, yet again I'm getting emailed notices from these bozos trying to
> sucker in people with domain names who are not savvy enough to realize that
> they are getting snookered.  These companies send offers to renew or submit
> the domain to search engines or whatever, usually for exorbitant fees.
>
> So, down in the fine print they do have an unsubscribe URL:
> http://smsmessager.com/url/
>
> The problem with opt-out is that I have many domains and, for most of
> them, a nearly infinite number of email addresses.  Can you think of any
> problem with using my 10Mb of uplink bandwidth to begin the process of
> unsubscribing all of those email addresses?
>
> I bet my ability to pay for bandwidth will outpace their ability to pay
> for servers and storage.  At least until they add a captcha. Rats, foiled
> by my own invention.
>
> The beginning of the notice:
>  Attention: Important Notice
>
> DOMAIN SERVICE NOTICE
>
> Complete and return by fax to:
> 1-212-257-7059
>
>
> 743 Gantt Ave.
> Suite # G446
> Sarasota, FL 34232
> United States of America
>
> sdw
>
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