Nobody likes spam email or junk mail, but at least junk mail is a little easier to manage. If it’s random crap about enlarging your penis or using Viagra (I visited those sites once by accident- I swear) it’s almost acceptable because those trying to sell you such products know that in all likelihood, you’d be too embarrassed to buy those items via mainstream outlets so they have nothing to lose. They’ve literally got a captive audience by the short and curlies.
I hate getting junk mail through my letterbox (as Vanquis Bank found out previously), I hate getting cold-called on my home or mobile number and I hate receiving spam email to my inbox. I hate all of this even more when an item or call is addressed directly to me, as this means that somehow, someone has obtained my details without having my permission to use them. Continue reading “Windows Spam”
I’m very careful about the boxes I tick when I’m signing up to a new service or for a new product. I’m usually so careful, I even notice the boxes that need to be ticked so that I don’t receive promotional material or sales gumph from carefully selected third parties. Continue reading “Unsubscribing from Email”
If you’ve ended up at Ninja Hedgehog after typing in the address of a different website, I apologise. There’s a good reason for it. Continue reading “Redirected Visitors”
For about a year now, I’ve received regular emails intended for a bunch of doctors. I own several domains and somehow, they believe that one of their colleagues holds an email address with one of them. Continue reading “Bloody Spam”