Overview of spam from Softoptions

15 Feb 2006

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No spam today

General information about Softoptions

Added 2 July 1998 due to persistant rogue cancels.

Ownership & Contact Info

Whois identifies Softoptions as
SoftSource Computing Inc. (SOFTOPTIONS-DOM)
   100, 622 5 Ave. SW
   Calgary, AB T2P0M6


   Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      Softsource Internet  (SI69-ORG) internet@SOFTOPTIONS.COM
      403-297-1641, Fax- 403-297-1618
   Billing Contact:
      curtis, lisa  (LC3091) lcurtis@SOFTOPTIONS.COM
      403-297-1611 (FAX) 403-297-1618

   Record last updated on 09-Mar-98.
   Record created on 10-Aug-95.
   Database last updated on 2-Jul-98 04:27:32 EDT.

Site history

NetNews Feeds

Softoptions receives netnews feeds from the following sites that I know of:

These sites have been added to the reporting list for Softoptions to keep them aware of the problem, and to suggest that they terminate their netnews feed with Softoptions until such time that Softoptions adopts an anti-spam policy and regains control of their servers.

Sample Cancel

Path: nntp.csuchico.edu!newshub.csu.net!www.nntp.primenet.com! globalcenter0!news.primenet.com!nntp.primenet.com! cpk-news-hub1.bbnplanet.com!news.bbnplanet.com!news1.bellglobal.com! news.agtac.net!!usr44-dialup10.mix2.atlanta.mci.net! cyberspam!not-for-mail From: howardk@iswest.com Newsgroups: news.admin.net-abuse.usenet Subject: cmsg cancel <35a2097c.112347050@news.alt.net> Control: cancel <35a2097c.112347050@news.alt.net> Date: 2 Jul 1998 17:57:01 GMT Organization: Internet Specialties West, Inc. Lines: 2 Approved: Y Message-ID: <cancel.35a2097c.112347050@news.alt.net> NNTP-Posting-Host: X-No-Archive: Yes Spam cancelled. Autocancel spam type: N.A.N-A.U

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