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I've never met you, this is crazy. What's your number? Don't call me, maybe?

What's up with 774-8283? This appears to be a spoofed phone number calling to harass people at random. How are they doing this, and what can be done about it? Question about American phone calls, probably won't apply internationally. [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Jun 7, 2012 - 5 answers

Possibly Illegal Tupperware Spam

I have a name and contact info for the individual who's been spamming me. What can I do to report him/get rid of him/make his life difficult? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by theseampsgoto11 on Aug 25, 2009 - 12 answers

How do I send out automated emails from my new website without being marked as a spammer?

I have an idea for yet another hairbrained social networking website (which paradoxically might hit it big :-) ). I've coded most of it up on a linux server using apache, php, mysql at softlayer.com. The hostname is registered at godaddy (which I can change if desirable). What's the minimum I need to do the following (I'd rather work on the website application logic and learn as little as possible about mail server administration for now): [more inside]
posted by realpseudonym on Oct 23, 2007 - 8 answers

What can I do about a spammer using my email address?

A spammer is sending out spam using MY email address and name as the sender. I am getting hundreds of bounced emails now. Is there any way to stop this from continuing, or happening in the first place?
posted by bluno on Jan 8, 2005 - 18 answers

I want to report a spammer, but I am having trouble figuring out where to direct my complaint.

I want to report a spammer, but I am having trouble figuring out where to direct my complaint. I have googled this and looked at a lot of anti-spam sites, but I still have questions. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by TheIrreverend on May 3, 2004 - 3 answers

What's the best software for bulk email?

A client wants to send bulk email. What's the best software? Is there a way to get address lists of people who might be interested in the product (shrink film), or do you just buy lists wholesale somewhere? Will I be lost to the Dark Side and land in the spammer's circle of hell if I set this up for them?
posted by muckster on Apr 7, 2004 - 16 answers

Is anyone keeping an updated list of "referral spam"-vertized websites?

Is anyone keeping an updated list of "referral spam"-vertized websites? My referrer logs are being overrun - it's hard to keep up with all the new spammer sites that seem to pop up.
posted by jca on Dec 11, 2003 - 9 answers

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