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Re: What's with all the SPAM?



I was rather surprised a few weeks ago when I went to
the ASTNA site which I have bookmarked.....and found
an "adult site!"  Perhaps some of you are getting
spammed from the "cookies" that is generating?
Sara Kautz RN
Airlife, Denver


--- Cece/Fred Peterson <Cece1201@Nauticom.net> wrote:
> I was also spammed a lot after visiting a chat room
> when I was new to the
> Internet.  My e-mail address showed up on the
> screen, on a list of the
> people in the chat room.  Wouldn't be surprised if
> there are unscrupulous
> folks out there copying and selling addresses.  So I
> don't chat on-line
> anymore.
> 
> Also... I'm fairly certain that if you visit some of
> the web sites that
> place a "cookie" on your computer, that cookie can
> be used to track you down
> and spam you.  Am I right about that?  We (our
> family) got spammed a bunch
> after someone (a neighbor) used our computer and
> visited some sites of
> questionable virtue.
> 
> Fly safe, and enjoy what's left of the summer
> weather!
> Cece Peterson
> Lifeflight, Pittsburgh PA
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ted Reesor" <reesor_t@yahoo.co.uk>
> To: <flightmed@flightweb.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2001 3:38 PM
> Subject: Re: What's with all the SPAM?
> 
> 
> > A friend of mine with a hotmail account has been
> hit
> > with a lot of items of that nature.  Unfortunately
> she
> > is new to the internet and this is a rather rude
> > introduction.  Complain to hotmail and perhaps
> your
> > provider.  My hotmail account is OK except for
> "debt
> > consolidation" e-mails 2-3 times weekly.
> >
> > I did get spammed from a virus via a Duke
> University
> > account though.  Each e-mail was over 200 MB, so I
> > figured something was up and successfully blocked
> > future e-mails.  My computer is washed cleanly.
> >
> > Good luck,
> >
> > =====
> > Ted Reesor, RRT/RRCP
> > Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital
> > Burlington, Ontario
> >
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> 
> 
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