[Techtalk] Dealing with allegedly respectable company who send spam

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Tue Dec 1 20:24:05 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-12-01 at 19:52 +0000, Jan wrote:

> Anyway having the right information pays dividends as can be seen by what 
> happened today.  I called Head Office at 9am and politely but firmly told them 
> they were in breach of UK Regulations/EU directive (thanks Adam) and that if 
> they continued to send me spam I would refer them to the Data Commissioner.  I 
> further said I would also register them with spamcop.com (thanks Tracey) which 
> could result in a serious disruption to their business as their emails would 
> most likely to be blocked. Nice chap took my details.  10 mins later another 
> chap called me back to say that I shouldn't get any more mail but if I do call 
> his direct line and he will personally deal with the issue.  
> Sorted!
> All the best

Glad to hear it, happy I could help a bit :)

Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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