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    Hardware sites...

    I recieved a junk mail from a hardware site telling me about their latest and greatest review.

    Oh. Joy.

    Anyway, as this was unsolicited spam I replied with:

    The following email was received by myself via the address ***@***. You are violating European Union law by sending unsolicited spam email to EU residents.

    Please correct your mailing list accordingly.
    ...which is more or less accurate

    Anyway, just had a reply:

    Would you like to be removed from our mailing list?
    ...which really made my day
    Simon


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    Spam is dragging down the internet

    dont forget the person who answered your email is probably based in india or something

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    The next good question would to be "how did i get on your mailing list" ?

    Maybe English is his second language ?
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    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    Whats the difference between unsolicited and solicited spam?

    Living and dying laughing and crying
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    Solicited is where you opt in to agreeing to get mail from someone or some entity. Where you purposely put your email address into a form somewhere.

    Unsolicited is when your email address is harvested, guessed or stolen, and used without your express permission, to send you email you didn't ask for and don't want.

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