The International Do Not Spam Registry

Inundated with junk email?

Fear not!

Do-Not-Spam-Registry

International Do Not Spam Registry to the rescue!

Sign up now and you’ll never receive any more junk email.

Or so the email says –

National Do Not Email Registry

I know you are all tired of getting junk mail.

The following link is a National Do Not Email Registry, if you elect to submit your email address they will remove you from junk mail.

You can also file a complaint with them if junk emails persist:

http://unsub.us

Reality, however, is somewhat different – whilst there may be a ‘Do Not Call Registry’ there is, and never has been, a ‘Do Not Spam’ registry.

The FTC did actually look into creating a real registry of this type a few years back but nothing ever came of it : http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2004/02/spamcam.shtm

About Lee Munson

Lee's non-technical background allows him to write about internet security in a clear way that is understandable to both IT professionals and people just like you who need simple answers to your security questions.

Comments

  1. Oh if only such a system really did exist and work it would be brilliant.

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