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[alt.backrubs] Frequently Asked Questions (FAQL), (1/5)
Section - What should I do about 'net abuse (spams, scams & ads)?

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apparently inappropriate advertisement, posted to alt.backrubs.  You are
enraged.  What should you do?  First, take a deep breath and exhale slowly;
Calm down, this is only Usenet! :)  Resolve *not* to post a message about
this to alt.backrubs -- you'll just annoy the rest of us more.  Next, read
the resources listed here and choose a moral and legal course of action (or
inaction) then carry it out.

        I don't like to duplicate information that is available in more
   general frequent postings.  Instead, I direct you to the following three
   documents.  This list was current as of 9 October 1995. 

   1) Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Usenet
      Posted to news.announce.newusers and news.answers 
      by Mark Moraes <netannounce@deshaw.com>.

   2) How to Get Rid of Junk Mail, Spam, and Telemarketers
      <URL:http://www.csn.net/~felbel/jnkmail.html>
      [Entry updated on 25 August 1996]

   3) Boycott Internet spam!
      <URL:http://www.vix.com/spam/>
      [Entry added on 25 October 1996]

   4) Blacklist of Internet Advertisers
      maintained by Axel Boldt <axel@uni-paderborn.de>.
      <URL:http://math-www.uni-paderborn.de/~axel/blacklist.html>

   5) Advertising on Usenet: How To Do It, How Not To Do It
      Posted to news.announce.newusers, news.admin.misc,
                misc.entrepreneurs, news.admin.net-abuse.misc,
                news.misc, misc.answers, and news.answers
      by Joel K. Furr <jfurr@acpub.duke.edu>.
      Also at <URL:http://www.danger.com/advo.html>
      [Entry updated 11 August 1996, URL included 13 Feb 1997]

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