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Responsible Anti-spam SitesThere are currently 272 sites listed.
This page was last updated on October 27, 1999 20:39:22.
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This is a list of domains who act responsibly when dealing with the spam problem whether the problem is be spam being sent by their users, spam being relayed through their mailserver, or spamming with one of their users having an account on their system as a dropbox. This list is part of the Spam Boycott.
Sites can be listed here in one of 2 ways:
If you wish to see a site added here, you are welcome to fill out an application. It does not matter whether your work for the site, are just a user of the site, or are completely unrelated to the site but read about them nuking a spammer.
If there is any incorrect information listed or you know the URL for a site's AUP or their abuse contact and I don't have it presently listed, please inform me.
A site may be de-listed for discontinuing their anti-spam policy; for failure to enforce their policy; or sending spam themselves. If you feel that a particular site shouldn't be on here, don't hesitate to contact me.
I have received some questions as to why I have both AOL and Hotmail on this list, as they seem to the source of a lot of spam. It's important to bear in mind that AOL and Hotmail accounts are very easily obtained (the latter being for free), so it's a strong temptation for spammers to use them as return addresses in spams.
However, upon being notified that one of their addresses was used in a spam, AOL and Hotmail promptly nuke the offending accounts.
Also, it is important to note that Hotmail is now suing not one, not two, but eight spammers for forging their e-mail to appear from the Hotmail.com domain. More information can be found at http://www.news.com/News/Item/0,4,21822,00.html.
Both my personal life and job life have kept me busy lately. In addition, I've spent some time writing a Perl script that now stores the data for this list in a database and dynamically generates the HTML rather than the old format, which was a static HTML document.
What this means is that now updates and corrections for sites in this list can go much quicker as I have a menuing based system on my end for maintaining the page.
For the sites that are listed here, now you can brag about being anti-spam and being listed as a responsible site! This would be a great way to encourage new users to sign up!
Enter your e-mail address to register this page with URL minder in order
to stay informed of updates. And yes, they are also anti-spam. :-)
My thanks goes to the following people:
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