Bass Pro Shops: Selling Sporting Gear to a Stolen Email Database

Well, I had meant to post this about a week ago, but see that Spambouncer beat me to the post. I do however need to add to this situation as

  1. It does involved the sending of spam to a stolen email address (mine)
  2. Per Spambouncer’s post I see that even though I’ve already notified the ESP Cheetahmail, a division of Experian weeks ago that this was occurring they still haven’t taken action on the customer and or the list.

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Bass Pro Shops: Selling Sporting Gear to a Spamtrap

Bass Pro, a large U.S.-based fishing and sporting goods store, is sending bulk email to an email address that was closed in the mid-2000s. Either Bass Pro is mailing an email list that has not been contacted in several years, Bass Pro is accepting unconfirmed web form subscriptions, or Bass Pro purchased a list. The ESP is Cheetahmail, a division of Experian.

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