The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Name and shame: The San Jose Mercury News sells me out

Just one for the official record: an email address I only used for the San Jose Mercury news has been sold to the "El Paso Times Online" who seem to be an actual newspaper. The address was used to send me spam about a health seminar.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sold? Probably not. Both papers are owned by the same company - MediaNews Group.

8:31 AM  
Blogger Spam Diaries said...

Heh; I didn't know that. Well, I'm glad that my email isn't being circulated *too* widely, but I'm still not happy that they sent me spam, since that's certainly not why I gave the Mercury News my email all those years ago.

11:10 AM  

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