I am sending a copy of an e-mail I received this morning by way of saying
that caution re information on the web is probably very wise. I am not in
business and to my knowledge there would be no reason for these people to
contact me. They must see some relavence in the contact that bypasses me.
Point being these people are out there and have some very creative methods
of finding mailing lists whether they are posted or not. Our addresses
appear at the very least on the server from which they originate and can
also be intercepted in transit. Secure information on the web, even in
e-mail correspondence, is probably a myth even if you can hide behind a
The bios idea is an excellent idea and I like the idea of a web address sent
directly to each subscriber as it is a little more challening to find.
attached for info sake with appologies for the space taken:
FROM email@example.com (looking at source tells me it comes from imaginet.fr
(zoltar.imaginet.fr [220.127.116.11])by relay-smtp.imaginet.net (8.8.8/8.8.8)
with ESMTP id XAA21682;)
TO firstname.lastname@example.org ( gee and I thought it was sent to me )
SUBJECT Y.E.S. (NOT)
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NICE COMMENT FOR A "BUSINESS PERSON" TO MAKE, ME THINKS