David Siems <>
Andrew Taylor <>
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 10:30:35 +1000 (EST)
On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, David Siems wrote:
> I believe there is Federal legislation passed for a phone number to
> use to have my e-mail taken off scam mail. Scam mail is now 50% of my e-mails.
> If anyone knows this phone number would you please let me know.
I've heard of such a number here or elsewhere.
In February the federal government asked the National Office for the
Information Economy to review the problem of unsolicited commercial
e-mail (spam). See: http://www.noie.gov.au/Projects/consumer/Spam/
far as I know nothing has happened.
The only recent news I can recall is that there is an inquiry into a
federal government department (FACS) for sending inappropriate junk
Almost all the spam I get is from outside Australia and
unlikely to be affected by actions by Australian government.
Still better legistaltion might prevent outrages like this:
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