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From: "Wild" <>
Subject: Re: [CHS] Unknown mail senders.... deleted
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 11:11:58 +0100
Why Waste our time telling us you do, That what everybody should be doing.
You are subscribed to a service that means you receive mail FROM PEOPLE you
So PLEASE TELL ME. How are they going to be in your ADDRESS LIST?
You could email them and ask if they intended you to recive mail from them.
But to expect people to mail you first about sending you mail. as you did
say you have deleted mail without attacments.
The fist rule of email is any attachments from any source you don't know or
trust, IS DELETED. end of story.
This Type mail is of the same as reporting every virus attack or joke.
God thank god you hav't got your fire wall reporting all traffic, Then you
would be reporting every time someone pings you, including your ISP.
Why blame users of Blueyonder.co.uk, this is one main suppliers of Internet
Service Services to the U.K. other users are just as Likey to be sending
and I'm sure if Micro$oft can be hit with a Virus, just think what if they
just deleted every message they got from unknown senders.
Please think about what you "you meant to say"
I thought about this mailing ;
;; it was in my delete-box for an hour, but I'm now sending it as I do
think People need to think about what they write.
With my work and the lists I am on I have to deal with up 500 mails a day.
so I may sound short or abrupt.
----- Original Message -----
From: "James" <>
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2002 3:29 PM
Subject: [CHS] Unknown mail senders.... deleted
> Because of the proliferation of virus- laden messages, and continuing
attempts to contaminate my computers with same, I have adopted a practice of
not opening any mail with included attachments from unknown addressees. Any
such received mail is immediately deleted.
> I do have a firewall and several anti-virus programs guarding the
computers but I am unwilling to take the chance of having a cleverly-written
virus program sneak by.
> Over the past fortnight I have received several messages with attachments
from different individuals with the e-mail address of ... @
blueyonder.co.uk (var). I cannot find these people in my addresses listing
and am, therefore, concluding I do not know them.
> Their messages, with attachments, were immediately deleted, unopened..
> If I am in error, and these were innocent communications from these
people, I apologize slightly.
> I would ask that anyone wishing to send me a mail with an attachment first
contact me via the @rootsweb list. Just a simple " I will be sending you a
mail with an attachment" advice will be sufficient.
> Thank you all.
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