June 16, 2014  10:43 AM

Canadian spammers politely request consent to spam

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Canada, Spam

Across the ocean in Canada, folks are getting ready for the implementation of a major new anti-spam law, which comes into effect from 1 July this year.

January 11, 2011  10:48 AM

Goldman Sach’s Facebook investment offer or a Nigerian email opportunity ?

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Facebook, nigeria, nigerian, Spam

Many people have commented on the uncanny resemblance between an email sent out by Goldman Sach's advertising investment opportunities in Facebook, and the spam emails regularly sent out by Nigerian dignitaries offering rewards to people if the agree to  liberate money...

April 22, 2010  12:28 PM

Are they trying to tell me something ?

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin, Spam

Computer Weekly reader Stuart Allison writes:


I was signing up for a profile on the website recently, and the spam blocking words I had to enter were as in the attached screenshot.  I wasn't sure if they were trying to...

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