Re: Another sad proof of why the industry can't handle the UCE issue
- Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 11:32:07 +0200
Today I found a spam from Microsoft in my mailbox. Nothing too
special, apart form the footer in that email:
Translation: This message is too important to accept any opt-out
preference you've registered with us. This might happen again in
That's your interpretation, not a translation. I don't have
a problem with an *occasional* (like in this case) message
from the manufacturer of a product I use when it is about a
(potential) serious problem with that product and refers to
a [webpage with] solution.
It's obvious that a voluntary, industry-driven opting scheme will
never work. Let's hope correct EU guidelines will be implemented in
law with the member countries soon. At least before I start receiving
40Mb porn previews.
You're really overdoing it. And that's not going to help
us much either.