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Kim Holburn kim at holburn.net
Wed Apr 8 04:05:06 AEST 2009

On 2009/Apr/07, at 7:31 PM, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
> Kim writes,
>> | Why is it impossible aparently, for any non-Gmail account holder
>> | to report spamming by a Google account holder directly to Google?
>> |
>> | One would think a company offering free email MUST offer prominent
>> | pages to report abuse.
>> I don't really see the need to provide a _web page_ to report abuse.
>> If you are talking abuses of email, why not report it by email? The
>> standard convention is abuse@<domain> (see RFC 2142). Have you tried
>> that? kim
> Yes, also to help at tifton.net for www.friendlycity.net who have 'formed
> a strategic partnership with Google' to provide Gmail etc. Nothing  
> yet.
> Fred Public & RFC 2142? Hence free email, with no(?) report-abuse  
> page?

 From their page:
March 26, 2009: CityNet Partners with Google to bring users "Google  
We expect the Google migration to be implemented within the next 2  

So it's not done yet.  Maybe the reason for their migration is that  
spammers are using their webmail clients to spam people and they're  
hoping a move to google apps will help.

I used to get thousands of spams but since moving to google hardly get  
any.  Is your problem with this spam that it's one of the few you get  
or just one among thousands?

> Seems in a way we're the one's being abused by Google some twice  
> maybe.
> Anyway, want to agree with link regarding NBN! Generally one might say
> it appears to have been almost 'very' well accepted by major groupings
> thus far. Congratulations, Kevin&Co, thanks for planning  
> enlightenment.

Kim Holburn
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