Spam from 'fredi magic'

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Postby mrgoat » 04/11/08 05:56 AM

I got spam today from some place called fredi magic. Never heard of them, nor used them.

Anyone else get this?

Trying to work out where they harvested my email address from...
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Postby Frank Dudgeon » 04/11/08 08:27 AM

I received one , also...in English, French and Spanish. My Yahoo account put it in the "bulk"...or spam...folder.

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Postby naquada » 04/11/08 08:48 AM

also got one this morning.. and pointed out that i didnt opt into their email list..

they have obviously just mass harvested emails from somewhere without our permission..
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Postby Gordolini » 04/11/08 09:25 AM

I received spam last year from same - suspected that the source was from my Genii forum profile.
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Postby mrgoat » 04/11/08 09:30 AM

As I suspected.

Well that's great, as that is now illegal in the US and the UK

Can everyone who got it post here please and I will make official legal complaints.
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Postby Donal Chayce » 04/11/08 09:55 AM

I got it as well. I figured they recorded my email address when I visited their website last year to read more about their line of thumb tips.

I tried to get off of the list by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link, but it was disabled.
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Postby Evan Shuster » 04/11/08 10:51 AM

I received it as well. I tried to opt out but wasn't able.
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Postby naquada » 04/11/08 11:09 AM

you just need to either use spamcop.net to report him to the provider and hosts of his website or forward the email and headers to abuse@ovh.net and abuse@theplanet.com.

or you can use the public whois record for his domain:

http://www.whois.net/whois_new.cgi?d=frediup&tld=com

and ask him directly why he's spamming people..
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 04/11/08 11:33 AM

Ugh, I just got spammed by those bums, too. And you can't reply to the address from which it was sent, and their "unsubscribe" links don't function. I've just added them to my junk mail filter.
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Postby naquada » 04/11/08 11:38 AM

Richard Kaufman wrote:Ugh, I just got spammed by those bums, too. And you can't reply to the address from which it was sent, and their "unsubscribe" links don't function. I've just added them to my junk mail filter.


which is illegal in both the UK and USA.. reporting to spam cop, if enough people report will get his mail server blacklisted... = no more sending emails from it as other mail servers will no relay the messages..

there is no excuse for spam...
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Postby Dave Andrews » 04/11/08 05:25 PM

I got it this morning - just deleted it, as I didn't know who it was.

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Postby Ken Becker » 04/11/08 05:35 PM

I also received it this a.m., and deleted it as it looked
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Postby Magic Mike » 04/11/08 05:50 PM

Got it here too......
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Postby Tom Frame » 04/12/08 10:50 AM

I also received it, and promptly deleted it.

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Postby Brandon Hall » 04/14/08 12:06 PM

I got Fredi-up here too
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Postby Dale Shrimpton » 05/08/08 09:01 AM

I got spammed by them twice this week.
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