Why don’t we all create a universal email list of spammers and make this freely available to any email marketer.
Anyone who receives an unsolicited marketing message that does not have the legally required opt out and any company that emails us after we have told them not to is added.
For companies we add email addresses for all corporate officers and board members. For example, I receive spam from ticketmaster even though I have opted out. So barry diller should be on the list.
I regularly receive sales msgs from brokers, realtors and other annoying people who ‘got my card at a conf’. I’d like to subit their addresses too.
There should be a process to get off the list. Maybe an email is sent to them giving them a chance to prove they have changed the practice.
This should work really simply. I’m actuall not sure why we shouldn’t include the opt out mailers too and give them the same chance to opt out. We just forward their message to firstname.lastname@example.org and voila, theylre opted into spam. Ill bet if we offered that list free to spammers they’d take it even if some of them are on the list. Sharks eat their own too. (Actually I don’t know if they do).
We need more simple 1 minute ways to fight back. That’s the revolution of the ants. We each move a crumb. Sent wirelessly via BlackBerry from T-Mobile.