[LINK] How Do I Stop Spam from the Palmer United Party?

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Feb 3 09:20:44 AEDT 2014

On 02/02/14 10:48, Dr Bob Jansen (in Korea) wrote:

> ... As far as I am aware, being a political party means they are
> outside the anti-spam legislation. ...

Discussion on the Whirlpool Forum appeared to indicate that political
parties are exempt from some legislation, but not the spam act:

> I've just put an account level filter into our email system ... I am
> not sure why you posted the message ...

Yes, I told my Spam filter to block Palmer United Party items, the last
time I got them, but then this next seventeen arrived. The Linkers are a 
clever lot and I thought they may have some suggestions, technical or
legal, to stop these messages. I didn't have an ulterior motive, I just
don't want to get these messages.

I could not find a copy of the message on-line, so I provided a copy for
an informed discussion. I did worry I was furthering the Spammer's aims 
in the process and considered just providing excerpts, but decided the 
message was short enough.

Apologies to those who found the content disagreeable (Bernard 
Robertson-Dunn in particular). Please note that I do not support the 
Palmer United Party and will not be forwarding more samples.

Tom Worthington, PO Box 13, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia

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