On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Joel Canfield <joel at bizba6.com> wrote: > But if I use a service like Constant Contact, they also don't allow >> this type of spam I think. I recall hearing once that if CC gets a >> spam report on an email you send, they fine you $50. >> >> dunno about the fines, but they'll shut down the account, and whoever's > name it's in will never get a CC account again. No fines, and some spam reports are expected, even in fully opt-in email lists. Users forget that they opted-in or they don't realize you are the same people they opted into, etc. There are best practices to mitigate these errors, but anyone having any experience in software development knows that users will always find creative ways to do what you wish they wouldn't. More info: Spam Reports Aren't All Bad News http://www.constantcontact.com/learning-center/hints-tips/ht-2009-07b.jsp -- Matt Warden Cincinnati, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.