I’ve taken a lot of precautions to keep my e-mail spam-free, including no e-mail addresses posted anywhere on this site and all contact from strangers having to start via a comment or from my feedback form. I thought that would be enough. I was wrong. :(

I got three spams saying I could be in a web directory in minutes, just by clicking a link. (The guilty party will not be named.) I seriously thought about doing the reporting thing, but since the ISP is located in India, and their site looks disreputable, I’m not going to bother.

Apparently, the spammer took my domain name (which could have been found in a variety of ways) and appended a common mailbox name to it. Grr.

My web hosting provider, Ventures Online, is really good to me. They made a quick change to my cPanel theme and I had SpamAssassin up and running…all in less than 20 minutes.

I’m really, really happy with the VO people. This isn’t the first thing they’ve done right in my book. If you’re looking for a web host, I highly recommend them.

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