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Enforcing CASL: How To Report Spam Violations

The following is reproduction of an article Michael Geist from July 4, 2014. (Creative Commons License) With Canada’s anti-spam law now in effect, many are starting to ask about enforcement of the law. While no one should expect the law to eliminate spam, the goal much more modest: target the bad actors based in Canada and change the privacy culture
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Dear India Scam Call Center: “I have something in my diaper.”

It starts with the “Allo, my name is Mike (or Frank or John or some other anglo saxon name) from someone who is obviously from India. They want to confirm your name and that you have a computer. You know the drill. They really want to get into your Windows computer under the guise that there is a virus. I
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African Spam Moves from email to Facebook

  It starts out with this. Usually they have one person in common as a friend. Be Aware. Mine was from Mirah ILge   You can respond like I did, but you are not talking to an individual but a bot – something which looks for a response and then sends this out. No doubt since what I said has
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Identifying Spam Comments on Your Blog

If you have a blog, don’t be deceived by auto posts that can fool the new comer. This blog runs on WordPress and I have ping’s turned off, but still comments come in. Like I do, you might want to set comments to moderated so your comments are not completely full of crap and you can manage them effectively.  The
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